7-foot-5 Tacko Fall may be the world's tallest HS basketball player
APR 12, 2014 2:42p ET
Tacko Fall is not your average high school basketball player.
The junior at Liberty Christian Prep in Taveres, Fla., stands at a dizzying 7-foot-5 inches, which may just make him the world's tallest.
The fact that Fall stands a good head and shoulders above his opponents is a bit laughable at times, as his skyscraper height really doesn't make it much of a contest against other high school teams:
But the Dakar, Senegal, native says he is not just resting on his giant genes (Tacko's also got a little brother who towers at 5-foot-9 at just 7 years of age). Fall told the Orlando Sentinel that he's deciding between a professional basketball player and a biochemist when he ... grows up:
H/t Prep Rally.