2004-05 NBA Player Survey Results

Is your favorite team shorter than most? Taller? Heavier? More experienced? Find out in the 2004-05 NBA Player Survey, which compiles roster data for all 30 teams.

CONTENTS
Tallest/Shortest Players
Average Height
Average Weight
Average Age
Average Experience
Colleges
Historical Averages; Meet "Mr. Average"


Yao Ming again ranks at the top of the NBA at 7'6"
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2004-05 NBA PLAYER SURVEY AVERAGES (ordered by height)
TeamHeightOver 7'Under 6'
Dallas6' 8.267"40
Miami6' 8.067"20
Orlando6' 7.867"10
Boston6' 7.667"10
Atlanta6' 7.600"20
LA Lakers6' 7.600"21
Toronto6' 7.600"10
Washington6' 7.600"20
Cleveland6' 7.571"20
LA Clippers6' 7.571"30
Indiana6' 7.533"30
Seattle6' 7.500"20
Phoenix6' 7.357"11
New York6' 7.333"10
Milwaukee6' 7.286"11
Houston6' 7.267"21
Sacramento6' 7.231"20
Utah6' 7.214"10
Detroit6' 7.200"20
Denver6' 7.143"11
New Jersey6' 7.133"21
Golden State6' 7.071"01
Memphis6' 6.933"20
Minnesota6' 6.923"10
Portland6' 6.800"21
San Antonio6' 6.700"21
Charlotte6' 6.667"11
Chicago6' 6.600"10
New Orleans6' 6.267"00
Philadelphia6' 6.200"00

DIVISION AVERAGES
Southeast6' 7.560"81
Pacific6' 7.371"83
Central6' 7.233"91
Atlantic6' 7.187"51
Northwest6' 7.127"72
Southwest6' 7.087"102

CONFERENCE AVERAGES
Eastern6' 7.327"223
Western6' 7.192"257

NBA AVERAGES
NBA6' 7.261"4710


TALLEST PLAYERS
PlayerTeamHeight
Shawn Bradley Dallas 7'6"
Yao Ming Houston 7'6"
Pavel Podkolzin Dallas 7'5"
Zydrunas Ilgauskas Cleveland 7'3"
Aleksandar Radojevic Utah 7'3"
Peter Ramos Washington 7'3"
Dikembe Mutombo Houston 7'2"
Jake Tsakalidis Memphis 7'2"
Bruno Sundov New York 7'2"
Greg Ostertag Sacramento 7'2"
SHORTEST PLAYERS
PlayerTeamHeight
Earl Boykins Denver 5'5"
Yuta Tabuse Phoenix 5'9"
Andre Barrett Houston 5'10"
Brevin Knight Charlotte 5'10"
Damon Stoudamire Portland 5'10"
Mike Wilks San Antonio 5'10"
Chucky Atkins L.A. Lakers 5'11"
Travis Best New Jersey 5'11"
Craig "Speedy" Claxton Golden State 5'11"
T.J. Ford Milwaukee 5'11"