The Tallest NBA Players from Africa - the tallest NBA player from Africa is Tacko Fall of Boston Celtics at 7' 5 (226cm). Ranked second, is Hasheem Thabeet of Memphis Grizzlies, standing at 7' 3 (221cm), followed by Edy Tavares of Atlanta Hawks at 7' 3 (221cm.
The Tallest NBA Players from Africa
Tacko Fall is from Senegal and plays in the NBA with the Boston Celtics, at the center position.
Standing at a height of 7' 5 (226 cm) and weighing 311 lbs (141 kgs), Tacko Fall averaged 3.3 points per game, 2.1 rebounds per game and 0.1 assists per game.
Tacko Fall was from Central Florida University.
Bol Bol hails from Sudan and plays in the NBA with the Denver Nuggets, at the center-forward positions.
Standing at a height of 7' 2 (218 cm) and weighing 220 lbs (100 kgs), Bol Bol averaged 5.7 points per game, 2.7 rebounds per game and 0.9 assists per game.
Bol Bol was from Oregon University.
Dikembe Mutombo is from Congo and was an NBA basketball player (Denver Nuggets), playing the center position.
At 7' 2 (218 cm) and weighing 260 lbs (118 kgs), Dikembe Mutombo averaged 9.8 points per game, 10.3 rebounds per game and 1 assists per game.
Dikembe Mutombo was from Georgetown University.
Mamadou N'diaye is from Senegal and was an NBA basketball player (Toronto Raptors), at the center position.
Standing at a height of 7' 0 (213 cm) and weighing 255 lbs (116 kgs), Mamadou N'diaye averaged 3.8 points per game, 3.3 rebounds per game and 0.1 assists per game.
Mamadou N'diaye was from Auburn University.
Hakeem Olajuwon hails from Nigeria and was an NBA basketball player (Houston Rockets), helming the center position.
Standing at a height of 7' 0 (213 cm) and weighing 255 lbs (116 kgs), Hakeem Olajuwon averaged 21.8 points per game, 11.1 rebounds per game and 2.5 assists per game.
Hakeem Olajuwon was from Houston University.
Pascal Siakam is from Cameroon and plays in the NBA with the Toronto Raptors, at the forward position.
At 6' 9 (206 cm) and weighing 230 lbs (104 kgs), Pascal Siakam averaged 22.9 points per game, 7.3 rebounds per game and 3.5 assists per game.
Pascal Siakam was from New Mexico State University.