Height Is Might In Basketball, But Not For These Shortest NBA Players

Willie Somerset

#13 Willie Somerset

A 5’8” tall William “Willie” Somerset was drafted by the Baltimore Bullets in 1965 for his maiden NBA season. He could not really shine at the NBA for the lone season that he spent in the league.

However, he performed wonderfully at the American Basketball Association with the HoustonMavericks and New York Nets. His average throughout his career at the ABA was22.9 points.

Born and bred in Pennsylvania, he was inducted into the Pennsylvania Hall of Fame in 1982.

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