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Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen and Shaquile O'Neal were three players listed on the 1996 50 Greatest Players in National Basketball Association History list that were still playing at the time the list was released. Retired players included Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Wilt ...


As of November 2014, the tallest active player in the National Basketball Association (NBA) is Hasheem Thabeet, a 7-foot-3-inch center from Tanzania who plays for the Detroit Pistons. Prior to his trade to Detroit on Sept. 25, 2014, he played for Philadelphia, Oklahoma ...


The average salary of an NBA player for the 2013-14 season is $3,842,995 while the median salary is $1,945,860. This figure, however, is contingent on the contract the player signed with his team.


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 since.


Eight players make the 2014 to 2015 season's minimum salary for an NBA player of $507,336 a season. They are Tyler Johnson, Russ Smith, Pierre Jackson, Bryce Cotton, JaMychal Green, Eric Moreland, Erick Green and Markel Brown.


Heading into the 2013-14 season, the Los Angeles Lakers' Steve Nash is the oldest active NBA player. Nash is playing his 18th NBA season and recently turned 40 years old.


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 from Romania, where he held the title of tallest man ...