Do you like watching basketball games on television or live? Those of you who often watch will be amazed by the players who are tall and have a fairly large body. Some basketball players even reach 2 meters in height, you know, Toppers! Indeed, having a tall body is perfect for playing basketball. Because with this tall body, it will be easier to put the basketball into the ring to score.
But, it turns out that not all basketball players have to be tall, you know! Even some world-class basketball players have a short stature for the size of a basketball player. However, even though they have a short body, they do not reduce their agility and accuracy when scoring in the basketball hoop. Want to know who are the short world class basketball players? Immediately, we see one by one.
Tyrone Curtis ‘Muggsy’ Bogues
The shortest basketball player in the first place is Tyrone Bogues who has a height of only 160 cm. However, despite his short stature, Tyrone’s skill in stealing the ball from opponents and blocking opponents cannot be underestimated. The man who was born on January 9, 1965, even confronted one of the legendary basketball players, Patrick Ewing. The basketball player who is often nicknamed Muggsy began on June 22, 1988 and joined the Charlotte Hornets team. During his career in basketball, Muggsy was able to score an average of 7.7 points and 7.6 assists per game while playing in the NBA.
Earl Antoine Boykins
Earl Boykins is the second shortest NBA basketball player with a height of 165 cm. Boykins is also one of the basketball players most anticipated by opponents due to his agility and speed which are hard to match. Although, Boykins only played for 20 minutes of match time, he was able to do 3.2 assists per game. In addition, this man who was born on June 2, 1976 has scored more than 30 points! Boykins is also noted as the player who moved the most clubs throughout his career in the NBA. From the New Jersey Nets to the Houston Rockets in 2012 before retiring.
Anthony Jerome ‘Spud’ Webb
This Dallas-born NBA basketball player is also one of the shortest basketball players in the world with a height of 170 cm. However, it cannot be underestimated because his skill in playing basketball made him win the All Star Dunk contest in 1986. During his career in basketball, Spudd has managed to produce 8,072 points, 4,342 assists and 1,742 rebounds. Because he is no longer young, Webb is now President Basketball Operations for Texas Legend.
Nate Robinson’s height is not like a basketball player in general but, with a height of 172.5 cm this basketball player who is very dunked has won several Slam Dunk contests three times in 2006, 2009 and 2010. In fact, he was wrong. one Slam Dunk contest, Nate is able to jump over basketball player, Dwight Howard who is about 211 cm high, you know! During his career in the NBA, the man who was born on May 31, 1984 has played for the New York Knicks, Bolton Celtics, Golden State Wariors, Oklahoma City Thunder, Chicago Bulls and the Denver Nuggets.
The last NBA basketball player to be below average height however, possessing this unmatched ability also cannot be underestimated. With a height of 175 cm, Thomas has made brilliant achievements in the world of basketball, one of which is becoming the NBA Rising Star in 2013. Although he does not have a tall body, his actions can endanger the opponent’s defense.
With a height that is far from the average of other basketball players in general, the five NBA basketball players above are able to make an achievement that is no less good than other basketball players. Are the five players above your favorite basketball players?