Biggest is Shaq, tallest is Yao Ming
Houston Rockets center Yao Ming is currently the tallest player in the NBA at 2.29 m (7 ft 6 in).
Technically, the worlds talles man will never die because the second the current world's tallest man dies, a new world's tallest man will immedietely replace the former. The world will never go a second without having a tallest man.
Fred is the tallest and Hal is the second tallest Fred is tallest and HAl is second
Zydrunas Ilgauskas is the second tallest right now and Yao Ming is the second tallest NBA player ever.
No women play in the NBA.
Previous tallest african-american basketball player in the nba was Ralph Sampson who was 7'4