Basketball is a game of skill just as much as it is a game of height. There’s a reason why the NBA is known for some of the tallest athletes across any sport. Height is might in basketball!
How else would it be humanly possible to produce those unbelievably spectacular monster dunks we get to see every season?
Besides, the taller the player, the more advantage they get to score from anywhere. The power that comes with a greater height is undeniable. But there are always exceptions!
History is a witness of how short-heighted players came and conquered the game of basketball despite being at a natural disadvantage.
Here we discuss some of the shortest athletes to have left a mark on the NBA.