Now that the Celtics have a 7-foot-7 big man in Tacko Fall, the NBA just had to re-measure all of its players prior to the 2019-20 season.
In the course of re-measuring everyone, the NBA decided to list players’ heights without shoes on, having previously measured them with shoes on.
Fall is still tall, nothing can change that. But he saw his height drop down to 7-foot-5.
Tacko Fall officially listed at 7-foot-5 (without shoes) and 310 pounds on Celtics preseason roster. pic.twitter.com/m5DZDBtrPt
— Chris Forsberg (@ChrisForsberg_) October 6, 2019
Enes Kanter also lost an inch, which isn’t a surprise given the measuring change. Though, oddly enough, Jayson Tatum is still listed at 6-foot-8.
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Source: GreenStreet Blog