An irony, however, does not escape: Deng Xiaoping, the Communist bigwig who opened the Chinese economy and died in 1997, was only 1.49 meters tall. If alive today, would be very difficult to get where he is.
There is no place in basketball professional to Janjao, that type whose only virtue is the height - Basketball has always valued tall men, able to touch the rim giving just a short hop away. That has not changed. Article Resource By Dr. Darwin Smith Review (http://www.healthreviewscam.com/grow-taller-4-idiots-review)
It happens that, in the current phase of the sport, the doors of the clubs practically closed for so-called "janjões" - figures that came on the court just by having more than 2 feet tall. In the 80s, there was a Janjao the former Soviet Union, named Vladimir Tkachenko, who impressed the world with his 2.20 meters. Tkachenko had few technical resources.
Slow, limited to fighting for rebounds (all earned) and put the ball in the basket. In the United States, where he practices the best basketball in the world, there are an increasing number of giant teams in the professional league, the NBA. It turns out that, despite the time, these players have impressive agility. Read Information By Wikipedia On Giants (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special%3ASearch&profile=default&search=Giants&fulltext=Search)
The most notable example is Shaquille O'Neal, who has 2.16 meters. Heavy up to the standards of the NBA (142 pounds), the pivot of the Los Angeles Lakers has a surprising mobility for his bio-type. In seconds, you can abort an opponent attack and leave at speed toward the basket. In 2000 he was voted the best player in the league.