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Why are basketball players so tall?

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12/24/2010

Height of Basketball Players

Here are some varied opinions from FAQ Farmers:
  • They're that way because their momma and daddy had the right combination of genes in their families to grow tall children; and, because they ate their vegetables.
  • Height is just an advantage in the game. It is necesary to dunk, shoot from long range, block, etc.
  • They also get the best treatment because they can afford the $$