Matt Harpring of the Utah Jazz is your average guy in the NBA this season. Based on the completed survey of height, weight, age and experience of the 413 players on opening night rosters, Harpring is the player most closely resembling "Mr. Average". For the record (NBA average in parentheses), Harpring is 26.43 years old (27.34), stands 6-7 (6-7.4), weighs 231 pounds (225.4) and has four years of experience (4.73).


HEIGHT BREAKDOWN
NBA
HEIGHT
7'+
6'-
Overall
6'7.40"
45
8
CONFERENCE
HEIGHT
7'+
6'-
East
6'7.46"
22
2
West
6'7.33"
23
6
DIVISION
HEIGHT
7'+
6'-
Central
6'7.55"
13
1
Pacific
6'7.51"
9
2
Atlantic
6'7.37"
9
1
Midwest
6'7.16"
14
4

TALLEST PLAYERS
NAME
TEAM
HEIGHT
Shawn Bradley
Dallas
7'6"
Yao Ming
Houston
7'5"
Arvydas Sabonis
Portland
7'3"
Zydrunas Ilgauskas
Cleveland
7'3"
Jake Tsakalidis
Phoenix
7'2"
Cezary Trybanski
Memphis
7'2"
Greg Ostertag
Utah
7'2"
Dikembe Mutombo
New Jersey
7'2"
Bruno Sundov
Boston
7'2"
Loren Woods
Minnesota
7'1"

SHORTEST PLAYERS
NAME
TEAM
AGE
Brevin Knight
Memphis
5'10"
Damon Stoudamire
Portland
5'10"
Chucky Atkins
Detroit
5'11"
Terrell Brandon
Minnesota
5'11"
Travis Best
Miami
5'11"
Speedy Claxton
San Antonio
5'11"
Avery Johnson
Dallas
5'11"
Dean Oliver
Golden State
5'11"
Dan Dickau
Atlanta
6'0"
Allen Iverson
Philadelphia
6'0"

AVERAGE HEIGHT BY TEAM
TEAM
HEIGHT
7'+
6'-
Toronto
6'8.33"
4
0
L.A. Clippers
6'8.13"
2
0
Orlando
6'8.00"
1
0
Washington
6'8.00"
2
0
Phoenix
6'8.00"
1
0
Milwaukee
6'7.93"
1
0
Seattle
6'7.85"
1
0
Houston
6'7.67"
2
0
Indiana
6'7.64"
2
0
New Orleans
6'7.64"
1
0
Cleveland
6'7.62"
3
0
Philadelphia
6'7.60"
1
0
San Antonio
6'7.54"
3
1
Boston
6'7.50"
1
0
L.A. Lakers
6'7.50"
2
0
Chicago
6'7.40"
2
0
Denver
6'7.40"
2
0
Portland
6'7.20"
2
1
Atlanta
6'7.14"
0
0
Dallas
6'7.13"
2
1
New Jersey
6'7.07"
2
0
Memphis
6'7.00"
2
1
Utah
6'7.00"
1
0
Golden State
6'7.00"
0
1
Sacramento
6'6.79"
1
0
Miami
6'6.77"
1
1
New York
6'6.73"
1
0
Detroit
6'6.64"
0
1
Minnesota
6'6.40"
2
1
AGE

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EXPERIENCE