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Who has the longest wingspan within the NBA? originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago

Because the NBA continues to shift towards a positionless league, wingspans have grow to be a vital measurement in evaluating a player’s potential success. 

No, wingspans will not be a do-or-die kind of measurement, however the longer they’re, the more versatile you possibly can grow to be on each ends of the ground. 

The players with the longest wingspans are inclined to be within the frontcourt, and there are many athletes that boast long arms. These 15 NBA players have the longest wingspan within the NBA:

Who has the longest wingspan within the NBA?

Two players have the longest wingspan within the NBA currently: Orlando Magic center Mo Bamba and Houston Rockets center Boban Marjanović are listed at 7-foot-10. Here’s the remaining of the list:

T-1. Mo Bamba: 7-foot-10

T-1. Boban Marjanović: 7-foot-10

3. Rudy Gobert: 7-foot-8.5

4. Udoka Azubuike: 7-foot-7.25

T-5. Hassan Whiteside: 7-foot-7

T-5. Bol Bol: 7-foot-7

7. Mark Williams: 7-foot-6.5

8. Andre Drummond: 7-foot-6.25

T-9. Thomas Bryant: 7-foot-6

T-9. DeAndre Jordan: 7-foot-6

T-9. Deandre Ayton: 7-foot-6

T-9. JaVale McGee: 7-foot-6

T-9. Chet Holmgren: 7-foot-6

T-9. Kristaps Porzingis: 7-foot-6

15. DeMarcus Cousins: 7-foot-5.75

Who has the shortest wingspan within the NBA?

On the flip side, guards are inclined to have the shortest wingspans within the NBA. These 10 players have the shortest arms within the league, with five being tied at 6-foot-2:

1. Markus Howard: 6-foot-0.25

2. Sharife Cooper: 6-foot-1

3. Isaiah Thomas: 6-foot-1.75

T-4. Patty Mills: 6-foot-2

T-4. Kyle Lowry: 6-foot-2

T-4. Fred VanVleet: 6-foot-2

T-4. Raul Neto: 6-foot-2

T-4. T.J. McConnell: 6-foot-2

T-9. Trae Young: 6-foot-3

T-9. Malachi Flynn: 6-foot-3

Who has the longest wingspan in NBA history?

The longest wingspan in NBA history belongs to Manute Bol, who boasted an 8-foot-6 wingspan with a height of 7-foot-7. 

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