How tall is Kareem Abdul Jabbar

Kareem Abdul Jabbar's Height

7ft 1 ⅞ (218.1 cm)

Former American Basketball Player. He has been measured barefoot at over 7ft 1 several times while at Milwaukee Bucks. He said: "I was measured last September and was 7 feet 1 and five eighths. I've grown a quarter of an inch since coming into the pros. A man ought to know how tall he is.".
In 1976 he said that "I'm 7 feet 1 and 7/8th inches, anyone who says otherwise is being fallacious."

How tall is Kareem Abdul Jabbar
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My actual height is 7-1 ⅜ and I believe people think I'm taller because I stand straight. Most big people slouch, but my father used to ... if he caught me slouching.
-- Daily News, 1969

How tall is Kareem Abdul Jabbar
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7ft 1.93in (218.3cm)

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