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Here are the tallest players in NBA history

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Meet 7'6

Mamadou Ndiaye, UC Irvine's 7-foot-6 center, will not withdraw from the upcoming NBA draft, which means he could become the tallest player selected since Yao Ming in 2002.

Repeat after us: Seven. Foot. Six.


Here's the crazy part -- there have been several players in history who are nearly as tall, just as tall, or even taller!

Check out the tallest pro basketball players of all time:

Tallest players in NBA history
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Here are the tallest players in NBA history

Tibor Pleiss, 7 ft 3 in

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Walter Tavares, 7 ft 3 in

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Hasheem Thabeet, 7 ft 3 in

(Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Arvydas Sabonis, 7 ft 3 in

(Photo by: Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Aleksandar Radojevic, 7 ft 3 in

(Photo By Glenn James/NBAE via Getty Images)

Swede Halbrook, 7 ft 3 in

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Keith Closs, 7 ft 3 in

(Photo by Tom Hauck/NBAE via Getty Images)

Randy Breuer, 7 ft 3 in

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Peter John Ramos, 7 ft 3.5 in

(Photo by Mitchell Layton/NBAE via Getty Images)

Boban Marjanovic, 7 ft 3.5 in

(Photo by David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

Rik Smits, 7 ft 4 in

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Mark Eaton, 7 ft 4 in

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Pavel Podkolzin, 7 ft 5 in

(Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images)

Chuck Nevitt, 7 ft 5 in

(Photos by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Sim Bhullar, 7 ft 5 in

(Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

Yao Ming, 7 ft 6 in

(Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Shawn Bradley, 7 ft 6 in

(Photo by Glenn James/NBAE via Getty Images)

Slavko Vranes, 7 ft 6.5 in

(Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Gheroghe Muresan, 7 ft 7 in

(Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)


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