Why is Former NBA Player Shawn Bradley So Tall?
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 903 , Segment 2
Episode: Household Finance, Height Genes, Lyme Disease
- Sep 19, 2018 9:00 pm
- 19:51 mins
Guest: John Kauwe, PhD, Professor and Department Chair of Biology, Brigham Young University The average basketball player in the NBA 6’ 7”, which almost a foot taller than the average man. And then there are the few NBA players who even tower over their own teammates. At 7 feet 6 inches Shawn Bradley is the third tallest player the NBA’s ever had. And it turns out that he’s always wondered why he’s so tall.