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Sun Mingming is a professional basketball player who stands 7'9" tall.
Paul Pierce, born October 13, 1977 is 6 feet, 7 inches tall. (2.01 meters). He's nicknamed "The Truth" and is an American professional basketball forward with the Boston Celtics.
The words "tall" and "short" are comparative, so the question is incomplete. 5 ft 8 in is tall for a professional jockey, but short for a professional basketball player.
Currently, the tallest professional basketball player is Paul Sturgess of England. Guinness World Records measured him to be 7 feet and 7.26 inches tall.
A basketball player who is 7 feet tall is 84 inches tall.
The tallest female professional basketball player was Malgorzata 'Margo' Dydek. She was 7 feet, 2 inches tall. Margo died in 2011 at age 37.
At 5 foot 3 inches tall, Tyrone (Muggsy) Bogues was the shortest player ever to play in the NBA.
Professional height is 10 feet at the rim.
Spud Webb is a popular retired professional basketball player. He is approximately 5' 7" in height.
Professional basketball hoops are usually 10 feet (3.05 m) from the floor.