How tall is Kevin Garnett

Kevin Garnett's Height

6ft 11 ¼ (211.5 cm)

American basketball Star. Officially listed at 211cm by the NBA.


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Average Guess (68 Votes)
6ft 11.7in (212.6cm)
Nik Ashton said on 21/Sep/19
@ Rob - How tall is the girl in the photograph?
Editor Rob
Could be5ft 6 range
Canson said on 4/Aug/19
@Junior: only thing is Tyson Chandler looks more 6’11” flat. I see the 6’11.5 as a morning ish height. I do agree Pau could be a weak 7’0”. He’s not as tall as Andrew Bynum either and Kobe and MWP look taller than they are next to him so he’s prob not that tall in reality.
Canson said on 4/Aug/19
@Junior: only thing is Tyson Chandler looks more 6’11” flat. I see the 6’11.5 as a morning ish height
Chris Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 2/Aug/19
@Canson I doubt Dirk Nowitzki is 6'10 that low. Atually Dirk can look a full inch shorter than Tyson Chandler and also Dirk look at least 6'10 1/2 compare to KD. Giannis could have wear orthotics more chance than KD did on the court so suspicious to be 1/4 of Gia taller than KD due to it. They're like the same height. KG look to have 1.75" on KD the last time i seen it, KG had Gia few years back that short clip also 1.75". Whether they measure 6'9 1/2 a low or not but they are what we see it. There is no way Gia grow that much from 6'9 1/2 to weak 6'11 we all know that. More irritating is people keep assume Pau Gasol listing because he is listed at 7'0 and they keep buying that and thought he is like 7'1. Lol. Pau only look barely an inch or 1.25" taller than Dirk from the past. Shaq is not over 7'0 and always look 1/2 taller than Pau although could be spotted Shaq footwear a bit thicker than most players. Shaq and Pau is between 1/4 at most and a weak 7'0 is applied to Pau Gasol from 6'11 1/2-3/4, Tyson is slightly shorter than Pau like 6'11 1/4-1/2. Dirk is strong 6'10 not flat ones so at least 6'10 1/4 or 3/8 absoulute lowest. Back on Garnett a solid 211cm guy perhaps early of the day he may look 212cm and i heard he was never being measure during drafted just like Tim Duncan.
Canson said on 30/Jul/19
@Joe: he always wears thick shoes. He did say he hates being tall but he looks somewhere in the 6’5 range like he claims. Maybe for his peak he was strong 6’5”. 6’5.25 up to 6’5.5. Today he can look a solid 6’5” guy.
Joe*** said on 22/Jul/19
I do not believe stern hates being tall he big shoes and perfert posture.
Canson_VA said on 1/Jul/19
@Junior: I can buy 6’9.75 for Giannis but no higher. He may be 6’9.5 like you said. Garnett looked about 1.5” taller than him in a pic they had
Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 7/Jun/19
Click Here I suspect that Giannis did not grow after measure at 6'9 1/2 during 2013-2014 between 19-20 of age. That IG picture with Kobe is deceiving because Kobe might be barefooted and make him look 6'10.75" we wouldn't know it.
Sotiris Gravas said on 6/Jun/19
Maybe 6'2" Jason Kidd and 6'11" Garnett (2013)... Click Here

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Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 4/Jun/19
@Hahayeah True they are not listed barefoot. Shaq had claim he was only 6'11 twice in the past, the worst part KG could 6'11 1/2 with sneakers on.
Duhon said on 23/Apr/19
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Canson said on 22/Apr/19
Camby was 6’10” max. Garnett was always taller than him as he’s a legit 6’11”
Hahayeah said on 22/Apr/19
I wonder if Marcus Camby and Kevin Garnett is the same height ?? If not then who's taller ?? I always feel most of these 6-11 listed players in the NBA are not as tall as they are listed barefoot
Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 20/Apr/19
Strange thing happen when Shaq claim 6'11 while he often look to edge out KG by 3/4 inch to 1" That would make KG 6'10-6'10 1/4. The inflation was Shaq claim 7'1 that would make KG 7'0-7' 1/4.
Canson said on 26/Mar/19
Says here that he measured 6’11” at the pre draft. No mention to “a little over”. I say that because Shawn Respert is mentioned as “a little below 6’1” in the barefoot measurement. I remember it was 6’0.75 despite him famously being listed as 6’3” on the roster

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Canson said on 20/Mar/19
@Shane: I have Ray at 6’3.75 at a low and 6’4.5 out of bed perhaps. He looks close to 6’4 but he looks close to what some guys listed 6’5 in the league look who may be around 6’3.5 at a low. 6’3.5 is possible too
Shane said on 18/Mar/19
As for Ray Allen, 6'3 1/4" to 6'3 1/2" max for a regular low. 6'4" range out of bed. I've never felt he looked like one of those guys who is close to his listed height barefoot.
Shane said on 18/Mar/19
@Duhon I think KG has an inch and a half on Greek Freak there, especially considering he has hair advantage, is slightly closer to camera and may have footwear advantage.
Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 1/Mar/19
Click Here Funny that Mason Plumlee use to have 6'11 1/4 without shoes for his drafted measurements while Mason always look an inch lower than Garnett.

Click Here Mason had some thin hair and counted in was not even touching the top of KG head. Mason is probably 6'10-6'10 1/4 max. His two other brothers Miles and Marshall both look taller than him. Tallest among might be Marshall look around 6'11 1/2 Tyson Chandler range.
Canson said on 21/Jan/19
@Ellis: Giannis likely has grown since being drafted
Ellis said on 19/Jan/19
Giannis, is a little taller than Kevin Durant, because of his frame that makes him look taller than he actually is at times. I think that Giannis is right around the neighborhood of 6'9.5-6'9.75, he gets up at a little over 6'10 and goes to bed probably at 6'9 or maybe a little taller.
Duhon posted a great picture of Giannis and Kevin Garnett standing together, and KG looks no more than 1.5 inches taller. If I'm assuming that KG is 6'11.25 and obviously above 7 with shoes, then Giannis is right around 6'9.75 barefoot. Also, he looks a legit 6'11 in shoes when he plays whereas a lot of NBA players are under the listed mark in shoes and rounding up.
joe### said on 21/Dec/18
I think he's just under 6'10 here with carmelo probably the same as kevin durant
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joe### said on 19/Dec/18
Canson
maybe 6´10 or 6´9.75
Canson said on 18/Dec/18
@Joe: you may be right. Draft Express lists him as 6’9” so that’s likely rounded up. I compared him to Malcolm Brogdon who measured 6’3.75 at the draft combine so really more like 6’3-6’3.5 range for discussion purposes. That looks like if Giannis is that height that it would be a low however. I don’t see below 6’9” to be honest
Canson said on 18/Dec/18
@Joe: Giannis did? Maybe Greek Freak is closer to the camera but I would still say he’s close to 5” taller than Kobe. I wouldn’t have guessed less than 6’9.5. I have Kobe as 195cm and if he dips under its mm’s below prob
Duhon said on 18/Dec/18
An article from 2014 says he was measured at 6'9.5" barefoot but had grown to "almost 6'11" now. Click Here

He along with KD is one of the few players who does look like he's grown since his draft. Both were very skinny and didn't look fully mature physically.
viper said on 18/Dec/18
I agree the Greek freak is 6-10.

Amazing how athletic he is at that height. More like a 6-7 dude.
joe### said on 17/Dec/18
it is worth mentioning that it has been officially measured in 6-foot-8½ but I read on a website mentioning 6'8.75 also
joe### said on 17/Dec/18
Canson
I remember well it was measured 6'8.75
Canson said on 16/Dec/18
@Duhon: I have Giannis at 6’10” ish. He is easily at least that imho. He looked it with Kobe for sure. I don’t remember if he was measured
joe### said on 15/Dec/18
giannis antetokounmpo looks 6´10.
Duhon said on 14/Dec/18
How tall would you say Giannis is now next to Garnett? Click Here

Looks close to his 6'11" listing seeing as KG is a bit over 6'11" himself.
Canson said on 19/Sep/18
@Junior: I don’t buy Kidd being 6’3” peak. He looks 6’2”-6’2.5 while Kobe 6’4.5-6’5 (weak 6’5 vs strong 6’2).
Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 31/Aug/18
I have a rough estimate that Jason Kidd look 6'2 max next to Kobe Bryant but draftexpress previous listed a newspaper source claiming Kidd measure 6'3 w/o shoes.
mrtguy said on 19/Aug/18
Rob, how tall does Jason Kidd looks compared to Kevin Garnett??
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Editor Rob
I couldn't tell you because unfortunately that news site blocks european countries.
Canson said on 13/Jul/18
@Viper: he can look under at times especially with Paul pierce. If Pierce measured a flat 6’6” there’s a chance that he may dip under the mark to maybe 6’5.75 or .5. Mickey a poster here met him and said he’s around 6’5.5 is how he guessed him (actually 6’5 3/8) so same thing. I didn’t think he was that low honestly would’ve figured 6’6, but maybe 6’5.75. Allen also looks sub 6’4 with Rashard Lewis. Better chance Denzel had lost height by then to be honest. Rob lists him 5’11.75. I also look at Ray with Dwayne Wade and that’s an inch. I’d be extremely surprised if Wade were 6’3” at a low. He looks more like a weak 6’3” guy and the pic with Wilton Speight proves that. Speight measures 6’5.25 at the combine (supposedly) and if that’s in the morning he’s even less. But I’ll give him 6’5” flat and Wade still looked under 6’3” with him either way you go despite the camera advantage Speight has on him which makes it appear more than it really is. I balled with Keith Bogans in high school and have seen him over the years and he’s about my height. He gives a taller impression than Allen does imho. Bogans actually is a legit 6’4” if not a strong 6’4” like me
viper said on 8/Jul/18
Thought Ray looked a good 6-4 in He got game compared to Denzel
Canson said on 7/Jul/18
@Junior: I can safely rule anything over 6’4” out just with how Ray looks with Rashard Lewis and with Paul Pierce. And while I could certainly believe Pierce measuring a full 6’6, I could also see 6’5.5-6’6” if that were in the morning. But to be fair he prob is not less than maybe 197.5-198 since he’s very much Melo’s height in pics (maybe give or take a CM). Christian made a good point because I struggle to see Wade even measuring 6’3” at a low. I would easily expect 6’2.75 or .5 or in between as he looks weak 6’3”
Christian 6'5 3/8" said on 5/Jul/18
@Junior

I can't see Ray being 6'4.5" or 6'4.75" since Wade isn't 6'3.75"
Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 4/Jul/18
@Canson I not sure about Ray is only under 6'4. But i know Ray is not over 6'4 1/2 but just going with drafted measurement players like Dwyane Wade looking an inch shorter than Ray so i wonder Rob will list him here at 6'4.75".
Canson said on 30/Jun/18
@Junior: max 6’4”. Maybe 6’3.75. Pierce is 2” taller. Rashard Lewis is supposed to be 6’8.5 but can even look 6’8 with Dwight Howard. I’ll give some camera advantage to him since there are other times when he looks closer to Lewis in height. If Ray is 6’4.5 or .75 he would be listed at 6’6 not 6’5”



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Canson said on 30/Jun/18
@Junior: max 6’4”. Maybe 6’3.75
Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 28/Jun/18
Awaiting Rob open a page for KG former teammates Ray Allen. Wondering which height will Rob leave him:

A. 6'5

B. 6'4.75"

C. 6'4.5"
Canson said on 28/May/18
@KH: can’t remember what Noel measured now but I generally knock half inch off every pre draft after 2008 since I know they’re morning heights. Even some before that are of a person laid down prior to
KH said on 26/May/18
Embiid isn't 7'2 but he is definitely at the very minimum 7'0 and he is clearly taller the Kevin Garnett who I would put at 6'11. It doesnt really matter what the Sixers say if you follow the NBA you can clearly see he is one of tallest players in the league just by eyeballing him on the court. Rudy Gobert and Boban Marinovich are the only guys noticeably taller off the top of my head. Nerlens Noel is about 6'10 in bare feet maybe he drops to like 6'9.75 in the evening.
Canson said on 26/May/18
@Joe: PG13 is taller than Lebron pretty easily. He’s not less than 6’8” maybe even more. As for Melo he’s a definite 6’6. Butler does look 6’5 at times maybe 6’5.5.
joe ### said on 24/May/18
canson
Jimmy Butler looks 6´5 to me but with carmelo anthony being a 198 strong i would be surprised if it measured more than 6´5, Jimmy is 2hinches shoter paul george and my guenness for paul is 6´6.75 or 6´7.
Canson said on 22/May/18
@Joe: you’re right based on this pic. I can’t see footwear. But that doesn’t surprise me. Thibs has Wiggins at 6’8”. Wiggins didn’t attend the pre draft but next to 6’6” Scott Van Pelt he looks as tall as him at absolute best. Van Pelt is a legit 6’6” as he is from the DC area and a buddy of mine played golf with him and confirmed it. Viper also confirmed the same. Also Jimmy Butler. He doesn’t look even 6’6 like his pre draft. He’s not as tall as Wiggins and close to 1.5” shorter than Scottie Pippen. Wiggins imho would be lucky to be over 6’5.5-.75. Butler went from 6’7” to 6’8 when he joined the Twolves
joe### said on 21/May/18
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he no quite 6´10.25
Canson said on 19/May/18
@Joe: KAT can honestly look a full 6’10. 6’9.25 looks a bit low but maybe you’re right
Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 19/May/18
Anytime 30 minutes out of bed for Garnett i could believe a 6'11 1/4 measurement also 6'11 3/8 and at his low is assurd as low as 6'11.
joe### said on 18/May/18
Karl Anthony looks like 6´9.25
Canson said on 22/Apr/18
Looks a solid inch taller than Duncan. Can buy 6’11-6’11.25 at a low
JamieLannister said on 18/Mar/18
Rob is he the tallest celebrity listed here?
Editor Rob
There is a list of taller men on this Category
Canson said on 26/Feb/18
I doubt he’s lost that much height at his age. Probably 1/4” difference from peak
Logan said on 16/Feb/18
6'11" now without shoes,maybe floating even around the 6'10 3/4 mark now. Shaq is 7'0" 1/4 or even 7'0". I saw a picture of them together and KG looks barely an inch shorter. I think 6'11" 1/2 in his prime and now 6'11".
DksDude said on 2/Feb/18
isn't measuring height to the nearest tenth of a centimetre a bit ridiculous since even you mentioned that height fluctuates throughout that fay
Editor Rob
It's a guess of height mainly to 1/4 (although nearly 90% of all entries are whole inches), on very rare occasion to 1/8th if it fits with a measurement or height claim.

The metric used to be displayed to nearest whole cm, but it was changed a year or so ago to 1 decimal place to match up with the average guess, which was being displayed like that.

We aren't really guessing to 1 decimal place of course ;)
Canson said on 18/Jan/18
@Logan: full 6’11” is probably good for him.
logan said on 17/Jan/18
KD said in shoes he was 7'0". So take away the foot wear he is about 6'11", I don't think KD is the same height as KG. I've seen KG with Shaq, appeared 3/4 shorter, if Shaq was in his prime maybe it would of been an inch between them. But I'll give KG 7'0".
mrtguy said on 4/Jan/18
Johnson said on 9/Nov/17
How long is the head of people who is around 7 feet tall?

10 inches?
10.25 inches?
Editor Rob: 10-11 is likely



Rob his head is 10 inches or little more, he seems proportional
Editor Rob: it's not big for his height, so might be closer to 10 flat.
huxley said on 1/Jan/18
damn this guy is tall ill give him 7" foot
Canson said on 9/Nov/17
@Guanzo: the pics you posted aren’t any good. Embiid is def favored with Nerlens and it’s more likely Noel is at best 6’10. He isn’t as tall as Dirk. As junior said he was listed 6’11 when drafted. Maybe he grew to 7’0” max and that could even be his legit height or near it. I believe you that he grew possibly but not by a lot. The angle is bad with Garnett and I bet if they switched spots it would diminish the difference between them. But Keis and Chris said he’s 7’2 because articles say it and what they said is foolish. Because the sixers call him 7’2 he is? but the NBA lists him 7’0 still they would’ve changed it if he were that tall. They used to also say (the timberwolves) that Garnett was 7’2” when he’s 6’11” barefoot
Johnson said on 9/Nov/17
How long is the head of people who is around 7 feet tall?

10 inches?
10.25 inches?
Editor Rob: 10-11 is likely
Junior said on 8/Nov/17
@Guanzo

Joel Embiid is 7'0 with shoes and probably 209cm barefoot if the measurement from hoop summit measure in the morning. Max 210cm.

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Guanzo said on 2/Nov/17
Joel Embiid is 7'2'' many arcticle says,

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Joel Embiid with KG

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Joel Embiid with 6'11'' Noel

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Canson said on 20/Oct/17
6’11 flat at his lowest
Canson said on 8/Oct/17
@Johnson: agreed on billups. I always figured he was around 6’2 or 6’1.5-6’2
Johnson said on 30/Sep/17
Chauncey Billups is 6'2
Canson said on 31/Jul/17
Solid 6'11 barefoot may even dip under at night at his size and will even wake up at or near 7'
Canson said on 21/Jul/17
@Even: yes
even said on 20/Jul/17
six eleven
Canson said on 17/Jul/17
@Keis: if you are going to use a pre draft use what it actually says. KD measured 6'9". Deandre Jordan's says 6'9.75 and he is clearly taller.


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Canson said on 13/Jul/17
@S.J.H: I'd say Duncan is a solid 6'10". KG is 6'11 solid tho at his lowest I agree and he could dip a fraction under I'm sure as could TD
S.J.H said on 12/Jul/17
KG can only be this listing above 9am in the morning. Just an honest 6'11 to me. We can all argue Tim Duncan a weaker 6'11
Keis said on 12/Jul/17
@Canson Durant was measured at 6'9.75 not a flat 6'9 or 6'9.5. Also front back or side to side Kd is not shorter than Deandre, DJ has high shoulders and a afro but he's not taller. And lol at Lopez being taller than KG they literally stood back to back and KG was taller , so that's not up for debate. And also Embrid is about 7'2 barefoot now don't argue me I'm 100 percent sure of that.
Canson said on 11/Jul/17
@Chris: you're posting pictures that favor the person you want to be taller. Everyone here that has commented on this page says Lopez is taller than Garnett. Worst case it's a wash and they're the same. I mean most people here comment on and upgrade or downgrade or leave the same but you take yours (always an upgrade) directly out on Rob!
Canson said on 11/Jul/17
Chris: your pics are worse. You "conveniently" chose something to make Durant taller. Below are two better pics. Both where Oden is taller. One we can't see feet and looks a greater difference but they are back to back so it's obvious he's taller than Durant more than an inch it's close to 2". You're also comparing two guys with hats on number one and Durant is in front of Oden in your pic. As for deandre Jordan and KD I posted the link below. Scroll down to the Rio olympics butler is in front of KD DJ is behind him. No way in hell KD is taller than him he's actually shorter. kD isn't a flat 6'9 he's closer to what rob has him 6'9.5 or .25 while DJ is 6'9.75. In this case all the players you mentioned are actually and look their actual listed heights maybe Durant shading a bit over 6'9" but close enough. You also stated that AD is 6'10.5 barefoot when he is not that is his shoe height and you are also assessing KD a shoe height now to make up ground. If you are gonna argue that "If Lebron measured 6'7, then he really is", then that's what KD is because he measured it 6'9". If you are going to argue one then you must argue the other. If he were shorter than listed then I could see it but they would not underlist his pre draft they would do that on the roster. Otherwise you provide no other proof other than so and so said they're this height so they must be. Durant claims his shoes everyone knows that. He didn't mysteriously grow 2". He was 6'10.25 when drafted with sneaks and is still around that now maybe give a 1/4"-1/2" tops. Him claiming that height is his shoe height as the other players in the league also claim it.

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Canson said on 11/Jul/17
Chris: your pics are worse. You "conveniently" chose something to make Durant taller. Below are two better pics. Both where Oden is taller. One we can't see feet and looks a greater difference but they are back to back so it's obvious he's taller than Durant more than an inch it's close to 2". You're also comparing two guys with hats on number one and Durant is in front of Oden in your pic. As for deandre Jordan and KD I posted the link below. Scroll down to the Rio olympics butler is in front of KD DJ is behind him. No way in hell KD is taller than him he's actually shorter. kD isn't a flat 6'9 he's closer to what rob has him 6'9.5 or .25 while DJ is 6'9.75. In this case all the players you mentioned are actually and look their actual listed heights maybe Durant shading a bit over 6'9" but close enough. You also stated that AD is 6'10.5 barefoot when he is not that is his shoe height and you are also assessing KD a shoe height now to make up ground. If you are gonna argue that "If Lebron measured 6'7, then he really is", then that's what KD is because he measured it 6'9". If you are going to argue one then you must argue the other. Otherwise you provide no other proof other than so and so said they're this height so they must be. Durant claims his shoes everyone knows that. He didn't mysteriously grow 2". He was 6'10.25 when drafted with sneaks and is still around that now maybe give a 1/4"-1/2" tops. Him claiming that height is his shoe height as the other players in the league also claim it.

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Chris said on 11/Jul/17
@Canson

Greg Oden was measured flat-footed at 6'11 at the NBA combine. Here is Durant, stood absolutely shoulder-to-shoulder with Oden. What's the height difference? About half an inch?

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Chris said on 11/Jul/17
@Canson

Durant certainly did say he's taller than 6'9, and he certainly did say that he low-balls his height because he wanted to be compared to Lebron James. And Durant certainly has said he's 6'11/7 foot in reality

And I literally can't find a picture where Deandre Jordan is taller than Kevin Durant. Durant is taller in all of them. So let's call 6'10 the absolute minimum he could be.
Chris said on 11/Jul/17
@Canson

You're posting pictures, with perspectives that flatter Brook Lopez (to prove your point). As I said, Lopez is stood in front of Garnett in all of those pictures. Here they are back-to-back and Garnett is obviously taller. Not only are his shoulders heigher but so is his head.

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Canson said on 9/Jul/17
KG is not taller than Lopez.

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I think if anything Rob has got him listed appropriately or maybe 1/4" over and he's 6'11" flat
Canson said on 8/Jul/17
How is Embiid 7'2" with a 6'9" Ben Simmons and a (at most) 6'10 Nerlens Noel? He has 2" max on Noel.

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Canson said on 8/Jul/17
Keis said on 8/Jul/17
@Canson at 18 I was 6'6 in shoes I am now 6'9 in shoes.
Chris said on 7/Jul/17
There is a really good picture online, of Garnett standing, literally, back-to-back with Brook Lopez. It was a publicity picture when he joined the Nets. Studying it, I'd say Garnett is half an inch taller than Brook Lopez. And Brook Lopez was measured, flat footed, at 6'11.25 at the combine.

That's pretty conclusive proof that Garnett is taller than 6'11.25 (what you list here) and is closer to 7 foot. My personal estimate is he's 6'11.75
Chris said on 7/Jul/17
Kevin Garnett is 6'11 at the very least. You have to remember, some players list themselves as being shorter than their real height for all-sorts of reasons. Believe-it-or-not, sometimes they get advised to low-ball their height, for things like marketing. Kevin Durant, for example, said in an interview once that he purposefully lists himself at 6'9 because he wants to be compared to Lebron James (listed at 6'8). His team wanted the listed heights similar, so their would be a rivalry. He was worried if he was listed at his real height (6'11) that he wouldn't happen, and he'd be seen as a "big man"

Chris he was drafted at 6'9 and is shorter than Deandre Jordan who is 6'9.75. He never said anything about being like Lebron James to be 6'9 because Lebron is 6'7 either way that is his drafted height and a height he admitted to.

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6'8" in shoes. He admitted here to being 6'7". Durant is shorter than Deandre Jordan LOL. You are always trying to upgrade people the same way you try to say others downgrade. And there is no proof anywhere that Embiid was 7'0" when he was drafed. That is his shoe height according to draft express a year earlier and with no proof he grew that is inadmissible. At least if you are going to argue, use facts. There are none here. Embiid at 7'2 is likely a shoe measurement rounded up or in the morning. He is 3" taller than Okafor and Okafor is 6'9" Contrary to your belief as well as Keis's people don't typically grow past 18. You believe they do because you want them to.

@Keis: You know that you are going off of what someone says they are (in shoes). He's 3" taller than Jahlil Okafor. Okafor has a 6'10.5 or 6'10.75 in shoes last time he was measured. meaning barefoot he is 6'9.25-.5. The pre drafts take place in the morning remember.
Canson said on 8/Jul/17
Keis said on 8/Jul/17
@Canson at 18 I was 6'6 in shoes I am now 6'9 in shoes.
Chris said on 7/Jul/17
There is a really good picture online, of Garnett standing, literally, back-to-back with Brook Lopez. It was a publicity picture when he joined the Nets. Studying it, I'd say Garnett is half an inch taller than Brook Lopez. And Brook Lopez was measured, flat footed, at 6'11.25 at the combine.

That's pretty conclusive proof that Garnett is taller than 6'11.25 (what you list here) and is closer to 7 foot. My personal estimate is he's 6'11.75
Chris said on 7/Jul/17
Kevin Garnett is 6'11 at the very least. You have to remember, some players list themselves as being shorter than their real height for all-sorts of reasons. Believe-it-or-not, sometimes they get advised to low-ball their height, for things like marketing. Kevin Durant, for example, said in an interview once that he purposefully lists himself at 6'9 because he wants to be compared to Lebron James (listed at 6'8). His team wanted the listed heights similar, so their would be a rivalry. He was worried if he was listed at his real height (6'11) that he wouldn't happen, and he'd be seen as a "big man"

Chris he was drafted at 6'9 and is shorter than Deandre Jordan who is 6'9.75. He never said anything about being like Lebron James to be 6'9 because Lebron is 6'7 either way that is his drafted height and a height he admitted to.

6'8" in shoes. He admitted here to being 6'7". Durant is shorter than Deandre Jordan LOL. You are always trying to upgrade people the same way you try to say others downgrade. And there is no proof anywhere that Embiid was 7'0" when he was drafed. That is his shoe height according to draft express a year earlier and with no proof he grew that is inadmissible. At least if you are going to argue, use facts. There are none here. Embiid at 7'2 is likely a shoe measurement rounded up or in the morning. He is 3" taller than Okafor and Okafor is 6'9" Contrary to your belief as well as Keis's people don't typically grow past 18. You believe they do because you want them to.

@Keis: You know that you are going off of what someone says they are (in shoes). He's 3" taller than Jahlil Okafor. Okafor has a 6'10.5 or 6'10.75 in shoes last time he was measured. meaning barefoot he is 6'9.25-.5. The pre drafts take place in the morning remember.
Keis said on 8/Jul/17
@Canson at 18 I was 6'6 in shoes I am now 6'9 in shoes.
Chris said on 7/Jul/17
There is a really good picture online, of Garnett standing, literally, back-to-back with Brook Lopez. It was a publicity picture when he joined the Nets. Studying it, I'd say Garnett is half an inch taller than Brook Lopez. And Brook Lopez was measured, flat footed, at 6'11.25 at the combine.

That's pretty conclusive proof that Garnett is taller than 6'11.25 (what you list here) and is closer to 7 foot. My personal estimate is he's 6'11.75
Chris said on 7/Jul/17
Kevin Garnett is 6'11 at the very least. You have to remember, some players list themselves as being shorter than their real height for all-sorts of reasons. Believe-it-or-not, sometimes they get advised to low-ball their height, for things like marketing. Kevin Durant, for example, said in an interview once that he purposefully lists himself at 6'9 because he wants to be compared to Lebron James (listed at 6'8). His team wanted the listed heights similar, so their would be a rivalry. He was worried if he was listed at his real height (6'11) that he wouldn't happen, and he'd be seen as a "big man"
Chris said on 7/Jul/17
@canson

And, by-the-way, it's only the NBA who list him at 7'0. Because that's how tall he was when he was drafted at 19. The 76ers actually do list him at 7'2 on their website, and when he's introduced in home games it's 7'2 as well.

And, to finish up, he actually said himself, recently, that he was now 7'2. When he was pursuing Rhianna in the media, he was boasting about being 7'2
Chris said on 7/Jul/17
@Canson

Embiid has grown a lot since he was drafted, though. He's legitimately 7'2, without a doubt. I've seen him in photos, stood shoulder-to-shoulder with Nerlens Noel (measure 6'10 flat-footed at combine) and Karl Anthony Towns (measured 6'10.25 flat footed at the combine) and he's a lot bigger than both of them. I mean, he really is 4-5 inches taller. It's in that ballpark.

The players listed at 6'11 in the NBA (let's say they're all 6'10 flat footed) he's really not in that height group any more. He's much closer to people like Porzingis at 7'2 or 7'3
Canson said on 6/Jul/17
Joel Embiid is not 7'2". His draft bio has a 2013 measurement of 7'0" in shoes. At most maybe he grew a full inch and 7' barefoot but no more and which is possibly believable with him next to a 6'9" jahleel okafor
Canson said on 6/Jul/17
keis said on 1/Jul/17
@Guanzo joel is 7'2 really.


Sorry Keis but How is that possible when he measured a solid 7'0" in shoes in 2013? He was drafted in 2014. He didn't grow 3" in a year as an adult. Embiid is a natural center in the NBA he wouldn't be underlisted by 2 inches when he is already playing and has already played that position.
keis said on 1/Jul/17
@Guanzo joel is 7'2 really.
Guanzo said on 25/Jun/17
1.5-2 inches shorter than 7'0 listed Joel Embiid

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Canson said on 12/Jun/17
Well said Harry Sachs.
harrysachs said on 10/Jun/17
Funny to see grown ass males cry over another dudes height. First off Shaq isn't 7'1. Wilt Chamberlain was measured barefooted at 7'1 and was clearly at least 1 inch taller than Shaq. This is a old 60 or so Wilt so he was probably less than 7'1.

Most basketball players height are their height with shoes on. For example my favorite player was Shawn Kemp as a child. He was listed at 6'10 but years later I found out barefooted he was 6'8 3/4. In some cases guys will just lie about their height. Patrick Ewing is listed at 7'0 but is in reality 6'9 3/4.

So trying to use this guy is this height and Kevin Garnett is taller so he must be this height. Also I have cards where Garnett is listed at low as 6'10.
Canson said on 3/Jun/17
6'11 at his lowest
Logan said on 29/May/17
He is 6,11 obviously maybe 7,0.
Hans Meiser said on 24/May/17
His wife looks 5'7. Gorgeous woman imo.
Canson said on 1/May/17
Out of bed north of 7' before bed 6'11. 6'11.25 is good afternoon height for the man
Canson said on 29/Mar/17
Orby Bosh is 6'10". Barefoot
Orby said on 28/Mar/17
He stood right beside 6ft11 Chris Bosh on Inside The NBA the other night. He's taller than Bosh and noticeably so.
Canson said on 25/Mar/17
@Shane agree with everything you said and it's also likely Morning in shoe measurement. But for his size he is over 7'0" out of bed most likely and 6'11 evening height
Shane said on 24/Mar/17
I remember Flip Saunders, who coached KG with the Minnesota Timberwolves, claiming to have measured him at 7'1" a couple years after he was in the league. Two things: one, I don't doubt the measurement being accurate or close. But two, you can bet big money that was an in-shoes measurement.
Canson said on 3/Mar/17
@S.J.H: agreed! I think solid 6'11. Esp next to Shaq.
Canson said on 2/Mar/17
SHAQ is taller than KG. KG being tall having a longer spine maybe a guy who honestly wakes up over 7' and dips to flat 6'11 like S.J.H says. I doubt below that and I doubt he's higher than 6'11.25 (he edges Deandre Jordan by 1.5").
S.J.H said on 30/Jan/17
Kevin Garnett may just be an honest 6'11 not quite over
The One said on 30/Jan/17
KG looked shorter than Shaq on TV the other day.

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Compare him to Randy Moss, KG and Charles Barkley as well.
Omar said on 26/Jan/17
On inside the NBA, he was taller than shaq. I think KG is 6'11.5" and shaq has shrunk to 6'11.25"
Don said on 21/Jan/17
Rob,care to explain why he looks taller than Andre Proportion??
joe### said on 20/Jan/17
Karl Anthony measured 6'10.25 probably in morning
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Borats Chicken said on 13/Jan/17
Rob, how tall would his wife next to him be?
Editor Rob: not that sure on his wife.
S.J.H said on 6/Nov/16
@mrtguy said on 24/Oct/16
Rob, you see Garnett edging Big Show today??
Editor Rob: I don't think in a measurement he would


I don't get it. Garnett is sure 211cm and big show is like 210cm?? Shaquille O'neal 213cm had big show by 2"
mrtguy said on 24/Oct/16
Rob, you see Garnett edging Big Show today??
Editor Rob: I don't think in a measurement he would
S.J.H said on 18/Oct/16
That is some ridiculous rumors got KG at 7'1 and funny thing he is about an inch shorter than 7'0 shaquille o'neal and still many people believe he is 6foot13 tall..
joe ### said on 26/Sep/16
with tyson chandler 6´11.5´
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Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 22/Sep/16
Once you get to 6ft10+ range you can lose close to 2in throughout the day. So this guy could be 6ft11 flat at his lowest and almost 7ft1 straight out of bed.
S.J.H said on 21/Sep/16
I have see KG only look 2cm shorter than 7'0 Shaq. 6'11.25 sound accurate. Tim duncan might have fall into 6'10.75 compare to KG and dirk nowitzki another 6'10.75 guy with shoe at 7'0
Brandon said on 11/Aug/16
Rob, on his wikipedia it says most people thinks he is 7'0"-7'1" and it mentions that kevin claimed in an interview, "i'm 6'11" and some quarters". You could add that to the top.
Canson said on 17/Jul/16
There is probably at most an inch between he and Shaq. Shaq likely a sub 7' at night but he's probably in that category where he'd be close enough to 7' to claim it. KG solid 6'11.
Canson194 said on 17/Jul/16
@Rampage: I put on a pair of steel toe work boots yesterday that had a thick 2+" heel. I got all the way to about 6'7" in them (was slightly above the light fixture in my house that stands 6'6.5)
Dawkins said on 15/Jul/16
213 cm out of bed, 211 cm at night.
Canson said on 8/Jul/16
@Height: even if he dropped below 6'11 to maybe 6'10 7/8 he's still a legit 6'11 if that's his lowest. It is possible esp with his size. We don't know when these guys are measured either. Now KG does have longer legs which may mitigate loss but at that size 1-1.5" loss is highly possible. But to me I've always (look at the previous posts) said he's 6'11 flat. I agree he looks that but not anywhere near 7'
Canson said on 6/Jul/16
@Height: Howard is 6'9 barefoot per his pre draft. I see KG as a solid 6'11 guy
Height said on 4/Jul/16
Al little food for thought: He always seems to maintain at least a clear 2 inch edge on Dwight Howard, so if he were to shrink under 6'11 at night, wouldn't he seem about the same height as Dwight on the court?
Canson said on 2/Jul/16
@Shane: I'd have to agree with you. He is easily 7'0 maybe even a hair over out of bed. This is the height where you start to see people losing 1.5" regularly (like I was explaining to Jake on Lebron's page). That range prob starts around 6'10.
Canson said on 2/Jul/16
@Rampage: LMAO!!!!! Wow that'd be a hilarious seen!!!!!!!!!! I wonder what it is like (well sometimes don't lol) to be 6'11 or 7' like him or Shaq, all the others Andre the Giant etc. they severely tower!!!!!!!
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 2/Jul/16
@Canson: As a joke one time, I measured myself in my girlfriends 7in heels...got to over 6ft11 but couldn't walk in them! If only height was test-drivable...
Canson said on 25/Jun/16
I doubt he'd be 7'1 out of bed. Really doubt it. Maybe 7' and go down to 6'10.75. I doubt 6'11 flat is his lowest esp being Shaq can measure under 7'0 at his lowest. He's about an inch maybe even 3/4 inch taller than Duncan or Nowitzki
Shane said on 14/Jun/16
Garnett is between 6'11" and 6'11" 1/2 barefoot. And to those saying he is 7 foot out of bed.... well, if hes 7 foot out of bed hes 7 foot!
Canson said on 22/Apr/16
He's as listed!

Lol Rampage, you want to be 6'11?? That's a lofty goal!!!!
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 4/Apr/16
He's of an enviable stature...
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 9/Mar/16
He's very well-proportioned for a 6ft11er
Ice said on 14/Feb/16
Ive seen Henk Norel , a dutch basketballplayer who stands 6'11 in Prague , when I was 15 and 5'11 . Never had a persons height overwhelmed me like that . It was almost shocking how tall he was .
Canson said on 26/Jan/16
@lsu alum: yep Duhon obviously read the disclaimer since he seems to believe these are the Holy Grail
lsu alum said on 11/Oct/15
does anyone on this site intellegent enought to read the disclaimer on the DRaftexpress site. Everyone uses that reference as if it was definitive. They clearly state that they did not measure anyone, and are just printing what other writers have stated.
S.J.H said on 24/Mar/15
Jeremy Lin 6ft3 that make would made up kobe at 6ft6.25 LOL.
Lorne said on 7/Mar/15
Click Here

According to that, his ore-draft measurement really was 6ft11: he seems a tad taller, but it seems legit with other players stats:

For example, it has Dwight Howard at 6ft9(instead of 6'11) Nick Young at 6'5(instead of a ludicrous 6'7, since he looks shorter than Kobe) and Jeff Teague at 6ft0.25, instead of 6ft2.

On a side note, Jeremy Lin really did measure 6ft3!

Wish we could find measurements for Jordan, Kobe etc.
Lorne said on 24/Feb/15
This is a good listing. He could very well be 6'11.5 range afternoon, but the 7ft+ stuff is nonsense. Although he easily would clear 7ft out of bed...
WalkingTall6ft3.35 inches said on 20/Feb/15
Our prayers have been answered lol,good job Rob,211cm suits KG better.
GP said on 19/Feb/15
This is perfect Rob. Thanks for finding time to adjust him to his real height.
GP said on 18/Feb/15
Why not change him to 6'11.25" Rob? Are you still not convinced? I think if there is no evidence of him being taller than 211cm then he shouldn't be listed at 213cm.
[Editor Rob: I had time to have a look at him and yeah maybe 11.25 is feasible.]
GP said on 11/Feb/15
Rob, I remember back then you had him listed at 211 and then some people posted an interview he did with Craig Sager, who was trying to get Garnett to say that he was 7 feet tall, but Garnett kept insisting that he was 6'11" and then Sager said that he would be 7'0" with shoes since they list everybody in shoes and Garnett replied that he would be 6'11.75" in them, which still didn't make him 7'0". I think that people took that interview which I think was from the all-star game and started claiming that Garnett said that he was 6'11.75". Another one that I remember was that the GM of Timberwolves claimed back in the early days that Garnett had supposedly grown to 6'11.75", but they do that all the time to raise stock in the player. For example Cavaliers now are claiming that Tristan Thompson has grown to 6'10", when he was measured at 6'7.5" and if you look at photos, you will see that he is still the same. It's like Justin Bieber's camp saying that he has grown to 5'8", lol.
[Editor Rob: the quote is supposed to be from a 1996 paper, but it is quite possible he is 6ft 11 and change.]
GP said on 10/Feb/15
It still doesn't make sense. Like the photo that walking tall posted, Brook is standing little behind Garnett and they are still the same height. So in order for him to be 213cm then Brook has to have an inch shoe advantage to be the same height and be further from the camera. Brook wore regular 1.25" shoes at the pre draft measurement and the ones he has on they don't look much more.
[Editor Rob: I think it was another forum someone had said Garnett claimed to be the 6ft 11.75, he had grown a fraction back in his early days.]
GP said on 9/Feb/15
Rob, how come he is the same height as Brook Lopez on all the media day photos? Lopez was measured at 6'11.25" at pre draft and I don't think Garnett has ever claimed 6'11.75". So I'm gonna assume that he is 211cm unless otherwise there is proof of him being 213cm.
[Editor Rob: there is a good chance he has less thicker sneakers beside brook.]
WalkingTall6ft3.35 inches said on 6/Feb/15
Kevin is 6'11 flat,below is a photo with Brook Lopez who's 6'11.25 barefoot as measured in draft combine according to draftexpress....no further evidence needed i think to downgrade Garnett.
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Connor6ft said on 2/Feb/15
Rob so 213.36cm is 7ft?
[Editor Rob: yes exactly that.]
Connor6ft said on 31/Jan/15
Rob isn't 6ft 11.75 212cm? I thought 213cm is 7ft?
[Editor Rob: it's closer to the 213cm mark than the 212. That's how all the rounding is done. If something is 212.6 it gets rounded to 213, if it was 212.4 then we'd round it to the 212....just the nearest cm mark.

You could round everything down if you wanted though, but I was trying to list the closest 'round' cm for the equivalent feet/inch mark.]
Tunman said on 28/Jan/15
Uh,did NBA listed him at 211 or 6'11?then why he's 3/4"over that mark here?
Did he gain height?Anyways that's strange since NBA is known for boosting everyone's height by 1" or more listing them generally at their height with shoes and rounding up
Still I trust your listing.
[Editor Rob: I believe he did gain another little bit.]
G2 said on 28/Jan/15
Garnett is at least 7' IMO. He was listed at 6'11.75" by his agent before the draft combine officially measured heights. The reason for this is that (especially early in his career) he played PF/SF instead of C. Listing a player at 7'+ carries with it the connotation that he can only play center. KG played out on the wing as much as he did in the paint.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 21/Jan/15
Fluctuating between a strong 7ft1 and a weak 7ft...wow!
He's well-proportioned for such a immense stature. Guys like Big Show, Andre and Khali are total car wrecks with their multiple surgeries and weight fluctuations.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 18/Jan/15
Rob, how tall would you say Garnett is out of bed?
[Editor Rob: he may shrink 1.25 inch range, he could be 7ft 1ish]
BigTrucka said on 13/Jan/15
Shaq is over 7'0" he's a legit 7'1" I met shaq in Miami back when he was with the heat and I stand 6'9.5" (barefoot measured several times by doctors,etc) and probably 6'10 or a lil more in shoes and he was noticeably taller and I had to look up just slightly at him. but that dude feet is ridiculous and I wear a 16 and he got a 22 he got car rims for feet
Sal said on 1/Dec/14
Hey Rob, I think this is a great estimation although Shaq always looks 2" taller than him and Shaq never looked the same height as Wilt Chamberlain or an inch shorter than Kareem. Kevin Durant needs a profile on here as well!
Clay said on 6/Oct/14
Chris says on 9/Aug/14
Why do people on here make everyone shorter to fit their own argument?!

Shaw is obviously 7'1 and Garnett is obviously 7 foot at least

It's just what you will see posted here. The Rock is 6'0.5 or 6'1 on a good day, Will Smith is 5'11 and Stallone is not even 5'8!
Chris said on 9/Aug/14
Why do people on here make everyone shorter to fit their own argument?!

Shaw is obviously 7'1 and Garnett is obviously 7 foot at least
Chris said on 9/Aug/14
Shaq is below 7 foot? Haha
KROC said on 24/Jul/14
Fern194cm-192cm
You are 100% correct. I use to see Kevin Garnett all the time back in the day at Rucker Park in NYC. He is 6'11 flat. The whole 7ft fiasco with him when he was with the the Minnesota Timberwolves was pure BS. A marketing tool at best. Shaquille O Neal is a fraction below 7ft. In pictures he just barely edges KG out.
Fern194cm-192cm said on 20/Apr/14
This listing is incorrect I believe. I think he is 6,11 flat barefoot as per his draftexpress measurements. I think in a league where everyone who is listed at 6,11 or 7 feet is closer to 6,9 makes him standout. Similar story to kevin durant who I really think is 6,9 as well. People don't understand how enormous that actually is. Furthermore, Brook Lopez who is 6,11.25 barefoot is a bit taller than Garnett.Rob, I have a story for you and I would like you to comment on it after because I think you will have something that will add to a larger conversation. I live in Canada and there was a guy named Chad Posthumus who lived in my city. He was constantly listed at 6,11 in papers and I have met him 2x. I met him at a bar once (I'm 192 cm at night) around midnight and he was ducking under doors. I forsure thought he was 6,11. Then a few years later I guess he came back to Winnipeg from Morehead state where he plays NCAA baskebtall and I saw him again and he was just enormous. Remember, I know tall when I see on as I am tall and my brother and uncle are both strong 6,6ers (6,6.5 at night). I thought at least 6,10. I recently found out that he was invited to the Portsmouth invitational basketball camp where I noticed that he was measured at 6,9 even w/out shoes (barefoot). Long story short, people don't realize how tall that honestly is and mistake someone in that range for taller including myself as 6,9 is very rare. Of course he could be closer to 6,`0 earlier in the day as I think there is no way he would dip below that because he honestly is massive but people need to realize how tall that actually is so when people say Kevin Nash is only 6,8 they should realize that is still enormous..... it also goes to show how tall 7 feet really is....
SG said on 13/Apr/14
The man is within a quarter inch of 7 foot when he's at lowest height. Come on now this is just cruel give him 7 foot he's earned it.. haha
Brizzy said on 13/Mar/14
I think the listed height here is a bit high... by just a hair. 6'11.25"
Someone else said on 10/Feb/14
The NBA tends bill heights with playing shoes on. But there is sometimes some manipulation. KG himself said that he didn't want to be billed as 7' because he may have been made to play as a centre which he didn't like the idea of. Many people in and around the NBA believe that he is 7'0" or even 7'1". His slim frame will though make him look taller.
B said on 23/Jan/14
he's at least seven foot tops!!!
Blaze said on 14/Jan/14
Oh come on, he's 7ft
Bill said on 27/Dec/13
KG looks 7' flat to me. SolidSnake is right: KG is a legit 6 inches taller.
conomatick said on 30/Sep/13
he's closer to 7'0
issa said on 1/Aug/13
kg is not 7'1 not even close Kg is most likely 6'11.5 with shoes
SolidSnake said on 19/Jul/13
Kevin garnett is easily 7 feet tall. In the introduction done by the Brooklyn nets involving Paul pierce and Kevin garnett he is easily 6" taller than pierce who is 6'6" barefoot. It's a great picture too, flat ground and similar footwear worn.
Theus said on 10/May/13
The reason all you guys are saying Garnett is 6.10-11 is because he never stands fully tall in photos. Perspective has a lot to do with how you perceive someones height. Garnett is a legit 7ft tall when he stands FULLY up, no slouching. He was so reluctant to say he was taller than 6ft 11" for years because it would have meant he had to play out of position and he was never going to flaunt it.
issa said on 5/May/13
dirk nowitzki is 1 inch taller than kg. how is kg 6 ft 11. 75. kg is probaly 6 ft 10 . 75
jimmy said on 25/Apr/13
@Mark they are definitely pretty inaccurate.You have Kobe Bryant who is supposed to be 6'4.75" barefoot and Ricky Rubio who is supposed to be 6'4".
I would say Kobe Bryant: min 6'5" ,Rubio: max 6'2".
Mark said on 17/Apr/13
I have met both Kevin Garnett and Shaq in person and KG looked taller to me than Shaq did.How is that possible Rob? Maybe the measurements are iaccurate.
Lomax said on 14/Apr/13
7ft +
Francesco said on 16/Mar/13
Shaq is taller than kg
For me kg is 6 11.0.25 in morning and Shaq is 7 0.4 in morning
francesco said on 15/Mar/13
for me Kg is 6'11" in morning.
Shaq is 7'0.25"
Mathew said on 26/Feb/13
Mike says on 21/Jan/13
No Matthew juging from the angle and distance the both have from the cam, Kevin is 6 11.75 Odyssey.

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That has to be a joke. 6'10.5" max in that picture. I'm sure he's taller than that in reality, he's not under 6'11". I'd give him anything 6'11" - 6'11.5", 6'11.25" seems likely.
Mike said on 21/Jan/13
No Matthew juging from the angle and distance the both have from the cam, Kevin is 6 11.75 Odyssey.
Mathew said on 4/Jan/13
Leo says on 27/Dec/12
Matthew, he was standing in the back. Shaq was standing in front. that is why shaq looked taller.

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He wasn't standing THAT far behind him. KG looks 6'10.5" MAX there if we figure Shaq at 7'1". I say he's losing a small bit of height there, but he's no 6'11.75". He's a half inch shorter than that at most. 6'11" - 6'11.25" range.
Leo said on 27/Dec/12
Matthew, he was standing in the back. Shaq was standing in front. that is why shaq looked taller.
rnsone said on 24/Nov/12
I could swear Shaq said on Howard Stern that he isn't a legit 7feet and that NBA players always give themselves a couple extra inches when it comes to height.
Arch Stanton said on 11/Nov/12
The t treain says on 5/Oct/12
I'm 7'5" and kg was around 5 inches shorter than me when i met him , he's legit

Is that a record for the highest height claim by an user on this website? 7 ft 5 LOL. I'm just off the ceiling didn't you know and 7 ft 9. Standing on a bed maybe..
Arch Stanton said on 11/Nov/12
Looks 7 ft next to most for sure, a rare underbilling for an NBA player. Looks 7 ft next to Usain Bolt too.
Mathew said on 5/Oct/12
Rob, KG can't be 6'11.75". Just look at him next to Shaq who is 7'1":
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That looks more like 6 cm than 3 cm to me. I say KG is no less than a legit 6'11", likely even as high as 6'11.25". But he's closer to 6'11" than he is 7'0", that much is evident seeing him stand next to Shaq and Yao.
The t treain said on 5/Oct/12
I'm 7'5" and kg was around 5 inches shorter than me when i met him , he's legit
J.Lee said on 2/Oct/12
KG is one of the few players who is actually slightly taller than his real listing
SolidSnake said on 14/Sep/12
Amare Stoudemire now has a 6'11'' listing as well. Got measured at 6'8.5'' at the draft! So if KG is really 6'11.75'' then he over 3 inch taller than Amare with the same listing.
Ronster said on 14/Sep/12
Shaq is 7'2", notice how Larry Bird is not listed on this site? Because he is a legit 6'9" guy and Majic was taller than him and Rob has Majic listed at the rediculously low height of 6'7" here! Always takes their heights and chops off an inch or two with no real proof aside from the odd photo to justify.
Bibi said on 11/Aug/12
Shaq is 6'11,5 how can Kevin be 7 foot
LeBron said on 10/Aug/12
Rob, if he stood 6'11.75" then shaq needs an upgrade.
LeBron said on 10/Aug/12
Rob, shaq always had 2+ inches on garnett. So how is he 6'11.75"?
Jerry Banger said on 14/Feb/12
Kevin Garnett is 7'0" even barefoot. He appears to be an inch taller than Dirk Nowitzki and is taller than Tim duncan
Mathew said on 7/Feb/12
You might want to consider listing him at 6'11" flat again: Click Here
Big meech said on 7/Feb/12
Dirk is 7 feet plus, listed 7'0 by the NBA
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Why don't you take a look at what dirk was listed at in Germany? or what his pre-draft measurement was? He is 6'10.5 at most. plus take a look at him next to other players labeled 7 foot he always looks smaller.
w1tzf1gur said on 27/Jan/12
Kg was measured 6'11 barefoot and 7'1 with shoes before the 95 draft. Since then hes grown to 6 ft 11.75 in (213 cm). He could've been listed 7'1 if he wanted to but didn't want to be considered a 7footer, because he was afraid of being forced to play center. Nba listings are never accurate since u can never know if they used the height in shoes or barefoot. I.e. Kevin durant is listed at 6'9 while dwight howard is listed at 6'11, even though they were both measured at 6'9 barefoot and 6'10~6'10.25 with shoes before the draft.
RgR said on 13/Jan/12
the NBA measures their players with shoes ON, since on the court while playing their shoes are ON, take into account they also round up the halves, and round down the .4 and down, then different types of shoes AND shoe sizes give minimal height gains ONTOP of the average 1" - 1.5" gain. The definition of legit height in the NBA is always going to be unclear, since some people consider barefoot legitimate while others say no one plays basketball barefoot, the shoe factor is the legitimate height.
EyeSpy said on 8/Oct/11
Garnett was fully 6'11" barefoot in the '95 Draft at age 19, and old Minneapolis newspapers have articles on his growth afterward. His WP article has some good sources for his current listing (which is accurate, perhaps slightly low, even) for those who think he should be lowered.
george555 said on 6/Oct/11
Bigmeech says on 15/Jun/11
Dirk is 6'10 and has never been any taller
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Dirk is 7 feet plus, listed 7'0 by the NBA
Legend said on 5/Oct/11
you have a point dicksock, he needs a downgrade.
HeightExpert said on 27/Sep/11
Tim Duncan is NOT 6'10-6'11-6'11.5 is right for him, Garnett is legit 7 footer and 7'1 in shoes
dicksock said on 21/Sep/11
If he's listed as 211cm by the NBA, why is he listed as 213cm here?
george555 said on 21/Aug/11
Duncan is at least 6'11''
Kevin said on 27/Jul/11
Ridiculous saying Tim Duncan is 6'10. He's often been questioned about his height, which he most likely listed at 6'11 because he didn't want to play back to the basket the same way KG, Dirk and Walton probably did it. He calls himself 6'12 and that may be an understatement. If hes 6'10 he's the tallest 6'10 to ever exist
Nashero said on 22/Jul/11
Nowitzki claims to be "almost 214cm" (a tad above 7 foot)
Mathew said on 6/Jul/11
wolverinejoe80 says on 14/Jun/11
Bill Russell - 6ft 10 when he was in prime?

Never was the full 6'10", 6'9.5" max.
jtm said on 27/Jun/11
risingforce got him upgraded to this height.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 25/Jun/11
Why 6ft11.75, Rob?
Bigmeech said on 15/Jun/11
Dirk is 6'10 and has never been any taller
wolverinejoe80 said on 14/Jun/11
Bill Rusell & Dirk

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why aren't there a thread about Bill Russell or Dirk?

Russell is 77 years old, but he seems like he has a very good posture.


KG - 6ft 11
Dirk - 6ft 11
Tim Duncan - 6ft 10
Bill Russell - 6ft 10 when he was in prime?
wolverinejoe80 said on 14/Jun/11
Bradley never had 2 inches on Yao. what are you talking about? there is 1 good picture of the two. and almost all game videos, Yao actually appears to be same height or even taller sometimes. if bradley is taller than it's only by 1/2 inches.


Mathew says on 4/Apr/11
Shaq is 7'1", he was done growing when he entered the NBA at nearly 21.
Some NBA heights:
Shaq: 7'1"
Howard: 6'9"
Bosh: 6'10.25"
James: 6'7.25"
Duncan: 6'10"
Gasol: ~ 6'11" (No way is he a legit 7' barefoot)
Yao: 7'5" (Bradley looked at least 1" if not 2" taller, and he's said to be 7'5.5")
Ralph Sampson: ~ 7'1" (7'3.75" Mark Eaton said Sampson was closer to this height than his listed 7'4")
Kobe, Barkley, and Jordan are all somewhere in the 6'4.5" - 6'4 7/8" range.
Magic Johnson: 6'7" - 6'7.5" range.
Larry Bird: ~ 6'9"
Rocky said on 1/May/11
KG was a SF for his early career days with Minnesota, I can see why he doesn't want to be listed at 7'0''.
d wade said on 28/Apr/11
Gasol is a solid 7 foot he is taller than 6,11 dirk Nowitzki.
Vegas said on 11/Apr/11
bosh, kobe and gasol are all side by side in this video, if gasol is not 7ft he is sure very very close seeing as he has easily 1+ inch on bosh, 3mins 40secs onward Click Here

yao was measured 7'5 barefoot when he was drafted, the nba themselves released that measurement, bradley measured 7'5 3/4 barefoot making him third tallest nba player in recent history after manute bol @ 7'6.75 and Gheorghe Muresan @ 7'6.5, there are a couple of yao/bradley photos Click Here
Mathew said on 4/Apr/11
Shaq is 7'1", he was done growing when he entered the NBA at nearly 21.
Some NBA heights:
Shaq: 7'1"
Howard: 6'9"
Bosh: 6'10.25"
James: 6'7.25"
Duncan: 6'10"
Gasol: ~ 6'11" (No way is he a legit 7' barefoot)
Yao: 7'5" (Bradley looked at least 1" if not 2" taller, and he's said to be 7'5.5")
Ralph Sampson: ~ 7'1" (7'3.75" Mark Eaton said Sampson was closer to this height than his listed 7'4")
Kobe, Barkley, and Jordan are all somewhere in the 6'4.5" - 6'4 7/8" range.
Magic Johnson: 6'7" - 6'7.5" range.
Larry Bird: ~ 6'9"
Vegas said on 26/Feb/11
snake, he doesn't want to be listed at 7ft tall because he ain't that tall, 2 inches shorter than shaq
SolidSnake said on 26/Feb/11
Garnett has said before that he doesn't want to be listed as 7 ft tall because he is a power forward and says people assume that 7 footers are always centers....
Duhon said on 10/Feb/11
No bynum is definitely 7 feet. There are plenty of pics of bynum shoulder to shoulder with legit 7 footer pau gasol and they look equal.
hey said on 8/Feb/11
Anonymous says on 24/Oct/10
I have seen Kevin Garnett appear taller than Andrew Bynum who is 7'0 or 7'0.25


that's probably because bynum is not really 7 foot without shoes
anonymous said on 26/Dec/10
he said himself he is 6'11 3/4.
d wade said on 24/Dec/10
looks 6,11 with shaq o neal, doesnt understand why he is listed 7 foot here.
21 said on 18/Dec/10
7.3 probably.Maybe 7.4
Tyler Napier said on 12/Dec/10
kevin garnett is 7 feet exactly.....
Tyler Napier said on 12/Dec/10
Kevin Garnett is 6'11.75 barefooted and 7'0.75 with shoes...
FilipVIP23 said on 2/Dec/10
KG is 7``
d wade said on 16/Nov/10
kevin durant is 6,9 1/2 half barefeet he grow a half since his first season.
bk said on 15/Nov/10
whoa i always thought he was like 6'10"...he's super lean though. 7ft is pretty tall to play the 4 spot. i wonder how tall kevin durant is then.
Fipa23 said on 3/Nov/10
KG is a solid 7 footer...he is taller than bosh who is a 6.11 ft
SH said on 30/Oct/10
Seeing boston games, Shaq and Garnett look pretty much identical in terms of height on the court. However, Shaq's more slouched and large and Garnett's thin and broad. Garnett never looks deciecively shorter than anyone else on the court, so I'd say 7'0.25 barefoot is a good measurement for Garnett, Here's a video of him next to 6'11 Rasheed Wallace and he clearly looks a good 1-2 inches taller, i think that is enough evidence to suggest that Garnett is 7 foot+ Click Here
No place said on 29/Oct/10
Garnet is 7'0 barefooted and 7 "1" with his shoes on. Look how he is taller than ligit 6 "11" Jermine O'Neil. Shaq where is big shoes.
J.J. said on 24/Jun/09
'Rob' what sort of argument?
Do you think he shorter than 6'11" or taller?
Milosh said on 26/Apr/09
KG is a solid 7-footer. However, he's more of a perimeter-oriented big man and he never wanted people to think he was a center so he always claimed to be 6'11".
Massimo said on 16/Apr/09
On gettyimages there are a few clear pictures showing Duncan next to Russell.
I think the two of them are close in height, the difference being no more than 1 inch.
How Tim Duncan could get listed at 7' for many years remains a mistery.
Kevin Garnett is certainly taller than Duncan.
sprint84 said on 14/Apr/09
If you compare the Yao/Mutumboaand Yao/Garnett photos in the links below, KG stacks up pretty well against the 7'1" (measured barefoot) Mutumbo. I wouldn't put him at anything below 7' based on those.
dani said on 4/Mar/09
This guy is 7 feet(214cm).He looks taller than Pau Gasol who's 7 feet tall. He's just massive.
Blah Blah said on 2/Mar/09
Massimo, you said Duncan has been listed at 8 feet most of his career. funny stuff
Alex said on 21/Feb/09
KG wants to avoid being looked at as a center. He's a hair under 7'0 barefoot.
Massimo said on 19/Feb/09
Correction-

This picture shows TD next to LBJ in the ASG and, if LBJ is 2.01, I would say that TD is about 6'10".

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Massimo said on 17/Feb/09
KG-

Why, if you are 6'11 and some quarters, you didn't look that much taller than Bill Russell in the ALL STAR GAME ? You even had a shoe advantage as Bill had regular shoes. Bill Russell had a nice career in the NBA.
Tim Duncan didn't look much taller than LBJ either. Duncan in most pictues looks at least 6'10", but in other moments he looks a little shorter. Amazingly, he was listed at 8' feet for most of his career.
KG said on 9/Feb/09
I'M actually 6 11 and some quarters
Gago said on 7/Feb/09
Garnett was measured 6'11.5 barefeet, but he didn't wanna be listed 7, cause he didn't wanna play center. Lamar is not 6'10, he comes close to 6'9.5.
RisingForce said on 6/Feb/09
Man this guy needs an upgrade. 6'11"? No way.

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Odom is widely thought to be a legit 6'10", at worst he's 6'9" and some say he's 6'11". Garnett is no less than 3 inches taller.
godzillaislarge said on 19/Nov/08
im 6'2 in the mornings i am around 6'2.5 in my shoes in the morning i am 6'3-6'4 i wear size 14
eli said on 12/Oct/08
kevin garnett is every bit of 6'11". Most sources close to him will tell you he is about 7'1". h ehas always refused to be listed as anything taller than 6'11" because he was afraid some coach would try and turn him into a center. This is not uncommon. bill walton always refuse dto be listed at anything more than 6'11" becauise he felt 6'11" was still "normal". 7'0" meant you were a freak.
Shaq said on 9/Oct/08
Matt, Kobe admits that though.

matt lopez said on 5/Oct/08
i think the nba should remeasure everyone because there is such a confusion. go to draft express (google it) gives you all the measurement history in the nba and over 60% say they are 2 inches taller than they are. stupid. kobe is no way 6 foot 6, i met him when i flew down to watch the finals and i was the same height(6 foot 4). Whereas KG was just insane, easy 7 foot +
Shaq said on 28/Sep/08
Interesting, Paolo but the Spurs claimed Duncan's measurement of 6'11.5" was barefoot although I think they are lying. Duncan at 6'10.25" or 6'10.5" sounds right. I believe Dirk is 6'11.5" barefoot.
Paolo said on 24/Sep/08
Eyes and internet rumors...not much!
Duncan at 6'11 1/2 was a predraft measurement from San Antonio workout (they don't specificated with or without shoes), in a tv interview Duncan declared "6'10 and change", from these info (and some internet photo), i've supposed that he is 6'10 1/4 (or 1/2) barefoot and 6'11 1/2 in shoes.
Nowitzki in DJK Wurzburg(96/98) was listed at 209 then in his rookie season the Mavs sayed that he gro and in photo always seems a bit taller then Duncan but never 7 feet. Conclusion he can be everywhere around 6'11 only the tape knows the truth
Shaq said on 23/Sep/08
Paolo you're correct about Garnett but what are your sources for Nowitzki and Duncan?
Paolo said on 22/Sep/08
Garnett measured 6'11 at 19 but now is more 6'11 1/2 or 6'11 3/4
Duncan measured 6'11 1/2 with shoes and declared "6'10 and change"
Nowitzki in Germany at 19 was yet 209cm=6'10 1/4 but now is more 6'11 or 6'11 1/2
Shaq said on 18/Sep/08
Garnett is 6'11 3/4" without shoes and 7'1" with shoes.
DJ said on 11/Sep/08
I measure 6' 3 1/4 barefooted. In my new Jordan shoes I measured 6' 4 1/2. gained 1.25". KG is definitely 6' 11". With his shoes I'm real sure he is over 7'0" I have seen both KG and Shaq in person. In fact KG nearly landed in my lap diving after a loose ball back in 1999 in a pre season game. I was amazed at how tall and lanky he is. If you have ever looked at the thickness of Shaq's shoes, you can see there is a good chance they add 1.5 to 2.0 inches to his 7' 1" stature. Almost all NBA players 6'7" and under, their listed heights are with shoes. So if a guy is listed at 6'5", you can bet he is roughly 6'3 1/2 barefooted.

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