7-foot-5 Tacko Fall may be the world’s tallest HS basketball player
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.