The highest vertical leap ever recorded in NBA history is 48 inches achieved by NBA superstar Michael Jordan and Darrell Griffith. Other explosive leapers in NBA history include Julius Erving with a vertical leap of 41 i... More »

As of 2014, the highest vertical jump that's been officially recorded is 60 inches. The record is held by Frenchman Kadour Ziani, who is a professional dunker with the professional dunking exhibition team Slam Nation. More »

As of 2014, NBA guard Nate Robinson's vertical leap has been measured at 35.5 inches for a standing jump and 43.5 for a running leap. These measurements rank him number five on the list of the 10 best jumpers in NBA hist... More »

The longest game in NBA history as of February 2015 was played on Jan. 6, 1951 between the Indianapolis Olympians and the Rochester Royals. After 78 minutes of game play and a record six overtimes, the game concluded wit... More »

The biggest shoe size of any basketball player in NBA history is the size 22 worn by Bob Lanier. Lanier played for both the Detroit Pistons and Milwaukee Bucks before retiring from the NBA. More »

As of 2015, Zach LaVine of the Minnesota Timberwolves may boast the NBA's highest vertical jump. In a summer 2014 workout with the Los Angeles Lakers, the former UCLA guard's vertical leap was measured at 46 inches. More »

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 » Sports & Active Lifestyle Athletes