So, you're wondering who the shortest NBA players of all-time are? Let's talk about it!
When you picture a basketball player, chances are you’re picturing a very tall person. That would be fair, considering the fact that there is an added height advantage, given that they are closer to the basket, can reach higher on jump balls, have longer legs to get down the court, and have a better chance of grabbing rebounds, just to name a few.
Every once and a while, however, a player comes along who stands out for a different reason – their lack of height.
Shorter players tend to excel in ways that are crucial to the team. Though they may lack the ability to grab rebounds at the basket or dunk the ball, these players make up for it with their impeccable ball skills and ability to be the playmakers at the top of the key. Of course, it's no irony that the players listed here were all point guards during their career.
Here's my list of the 12 shortest players in NBA history: