Shaquille O’Neal (Unites States)
We all know who Shaq is. One of the most famous basketball players of all time. He’s 2.16 m (7ft 1in) tall and weighs 147 kg (325 lb), which puts him as one of the heaviest players to ever play in the NBA. Oh, and yeah, he’s also a prominent actor and even has a game made about him
Yao Ming (China)
Yao Ming? More like Yao MEME, am I right? I mean, unless you’re a toddler, you’ve seen this Chinese basketball player all over the web, without even realizing he was one of the tallest people on earth – 230 cm (7’6″).