10 NBA Players That Got Very Tall Very Quick

If you’re too short for basketball right now, there might still be hope for you

dennis rodman growth


Growing up, Dennis Rodman was terrible at basketball. According to him, he “couldn’t hit a layup” in high school with a height of just 5’6. Most of his HS basketball career consisted of warming the bench and getting cut. After finishing high school, he experienced a sudden growth spurt, growing by over a foot in a very short time and decided to try basketball again, this time in college and that’s when he started becoming the great rebounder we know today, leading his team at Southeastern Oklahoma State in rebounds twice.