Ranking the Greatest Players by Height

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Ranking the Greatest Players by Height
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The NBA is filled with giants. Where else do you find so many people nearly seven-feet tall gathered together in one place? 

An average male aged 20 or older in the United State stands just 5'9.5" while the typical height of an NBA athlete is usually around 6'7", but varies year to year. 

Of course, there are outliers in these samples. Some just stand out more than others.

From the 5'3" Muggsy Bogues to the 7'7" Manute Bol, read on to discover the best current and historical players in the NBA at each and every height. In between those heights, every single number is represented with the small exception (pun intended) of the 5'4" spot.

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