HoopsHype The Lighter Side
There's been 20 players 7-foot-3 or taller in the NBA. Sadly, most of them were no good.
Aleksandar Radojevic, Arvydas Sabonis, Chuck Nevitt, Gheorghe Muresan, Ha Seung-Jin, Hasheem Thabeet, Keith Closs, Manute Bol, Mark Eaton, Pavel Podkolzin, Peter John Ramos, Priest Lauderdale, Ralph Sampson, Rik Smits, Shawn Bradley, Slavko Vranes, Swede Halbrook, Yao Ming, Zydrunas Ilgauskas
Aside from Cavs forward Anthony Bennett, many other Top 5 picks were left off the Rookie All-Star Game their first year in the NBA. Full list here.
, Baron Davis, Ben Gordon, Darko Milicic, Eddy Curry, Grant Hill, Jonathan Bender, Kwame Brown, LaMarcus Aldridge, Marcus Fizer, Marvin Williams, Mike Dunleavy, Nikoloz Tskitishvili, Raymond Felton, Shaun Livingston, Stromile Swift, Tim Duncan, Tony Battie, Tyson Chandler, Vince Carter, Yao Ming