A ‘giant’ has emerged in American college basketball

A ‘giant’ has emerged in American college basketball.

“Olivier Liu, 18, can set records simply by going to school,” Yahoo Sports reported on Nov. 21. That’s because he’s 7 feet 9 inches (236.2 centimeters) tall.” Liu recently graduated from high school and enrolled at the University of Florida. The school lists his official height on its website as 7 feet 9 inches. He is the tallest player in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) men’s basketball history. The tallest player in NCAA Division I basketball last year was Connor Vanover. 스포츠토토 He was 7 feet 5 inches (226.06 centimeters).

Liu was already recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records as the world’s tallest youth athlete two years ago. He was 16 years old and 7 feet 5 inches. “I still don’t really understand why I’m so tall,” Liu said at the time. Doctors told me it was genetics. My dad is 6’8″ (203.2 cm), my mom is 6’2″ (187.9 cm), and my brother is 6’9″ (205.7 cm). It’s a pretty tall family,” he said.

The tallest player in National Basketball Association

The tallest player in National Basketball Association (NBA) history is 7 feet 7 inches (231.1 centimeters). They are Georges Muresan (Romania) and Manut Bol (South Sudan). He retired after a less-than-stellar career. The tallest player in the current league is Victor Wembanyama (France). He stands at 7 feet 4 inches (223.5 centimeters) and is known for dribbling like a guard. Among South Korean players, Ha Seung-jin is the tallest at 221.6 centimeters.

Liu uses his overwhelming height to get underneath the basket, turn his back to the basket, and shoot from the top of the key. 토토사이트 순위 Liu is reportedly rated as the No. 300 prospect in the world.

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