The Tallest NBA Player (231cm) - Manute Bol
Manute Bol is a Sudanese-born basketball player and activist. Until the debut of Gheorghe Mureşan, Bol was undisputedly the tallest player ever to appear in the National Basketball Association. Bol is believed to have been born on October 16, 1962 in either Turalie or Gogrial, Sudan. He is the son of a Dinka tribal chief, who gave him the name "Manute," which means "special blessing." Manute Bol is 7 ft 7 in (2.31 m) and 225 lb (102 kg).