Michael Jordan, Larry Bird and Magic Johnson are some highly regarded basketball players in the history of the NBA. All of the players are in the Basketball Hall of Fame and are considered to be some of the best that hav... More »

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Some famous women's basketball players include Carol Blazejowski, Cheryl Miller, Cynthia Cooper, Sheryl Swoopes and Lisa Leslie. All were considered elite during their respective eras and are widely considered among the ... More »

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Manute Bol and Gheorghe Muresan are the tallest players in NBA history, both towering in at 7 feet 7 inches. Manute was part of the Dinka tribe in Sudan, which is among the taller populations of the world. Gheorge is fro... More »

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The “Michael Jordan Biography” on ESPN’s website states Michael Jordan retired from the NBA three times. His first retirement came in 1993 after his father was murdered. His second retirement was in 1998 at the end of hi... More »

Businesses owned by basketball icon Michael Jordan include seven restaurants, a car dealership and an 80 percent stake of the NBA's Charlotte Bobcats. The superstar earned more than $90 million in 2013 through his busine... More »

LeBron James has played for the NBA since 2003. For his first seven seasons, he played for the Cleveland Cavaliers before moving on to the Miami Heat in 2010, where he is still playing as of 2014. More »

As of Jan. 1, 2015, the tallest active player in the NBA is Roy Hibbert. The 7-foot-2-inch center began his professional career with the Indiana Pacers during the 2008 to 2009 season and has remained a member of the club... More »