NBA league average height, weight, age and playing experience

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This page details information on the average height, weight, age and playing experience of players in the National Basketball Association since the 1985–86 season.[1][2][3]

The NBA peaked in height during the 1986–87 season, when the average height was 6 feet 7.62 inches (2.0223 m). The second and third tallest seasons are the 2002–03 and 1987–88 seasons. In fact, four of the seven tallest seasons occurred in the latter half of the 1980s.

Meanwhile, the NBA's shortest seasons in recent history have been 2006–07 and 2007–08.

Among the three seasons with the highest number
Among the three seasons with the lowest number
Season Height (feet, inches) Weight (pounds) Age (years) Experience (seasons)
1985–86 6' 7.36" 214.40 26.72 3.85
1986–87 6' 7.62" 215.46 26.53 3.83
1987–88 6' 7.38" 215.61 27.01 4.10
1988–89 6' 7.31" 215.58 26.92 4.01
1989–90 6' 7.09" 214.82 26.79 3.95
1990–91 6' 7.16" 216.16 27.01 4.08
1991–92 6' 7.04" 216.47 27.09 4.20
1992–93 6' 7.06" 219.86 27.19 4.15
1993–94 6' 7.34" 221.68 27.26 4.28
1994–95 6' 7.19" 221.50 27.43 4.56
1995–96 6' 7.27" 223.66 27.56 4.42
1996–97 6' 7.20" 223.67 27.74 4.63
1997–98 6' 7.11" 222.95 27.82 4.82
1998–99 6' 7.10" 222.85 27.82 4.81
1999–2000 6' 7.26" 224.68 27.95 5.20
2000–01 6' 7.03" 223.47 27.75 5.01
2001–02 6' 7.26" 224.05 27.47 4.82
2002–03 6' 7.40" 225.40 27.34 4.73
2003–04 6' 7.31" 225.45 27.22 4.76
2004–05 6' 7.26" 224.29 27.03 4.61
2005–06 6' 7.18" 223.08 26.70 4.38
2006–07 6' 6.30" 221.55 26.67 4.42
2007–08 6' 6.98" 221.00 26.89 4.71

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "2004-05 Player Survey: Mr. Average". NBA.com. Retrieved 2012-08-08. 
  2. ^ "2006-07 Player Survey: Mr. Average". NBA.com. 2006-11-03. Retrieved 2012-08-08. 
  3. ^ "2007-08 Player Survey: Mr. Average". NBA.com. 2007-11-21. Retrieved 2012-08-08.