10 NBA Players That Got Very Tall Very Quick

scottie pippen growth


Another standout defender and a member of that historic Chicago Bulls squad, Scottie Pippen, also makes our crazy growth spurt list thanks to those 7 inches he grew after high school, going from 6’1 to 6’8 to increase his draft stock.

Still, nobody expected Pippen to be that dominant defender out of the gate, but he completely overplayed every guy he had to guard, becoming the best Small Forward in the history of the league until LeBron’s arrival.