NBA Fans Go Berserk as 7’6” Tall Star Makes Giannis Antetokounmpo Look Like a Kid

Published 12/28/2021, 9:00 AM EST
Nov 26, 2021; Denver, Colorado, USA; Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) during the second half against the Denver Nuggets at Ball Arena. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports


Milwaukee Bucks registered their 22nd win of the season by beating the Boston Celtics 117-113 in a closely fought game. Giannis Antetokounmpo was the star of the night for the Bucks as he scored a game-high 36 points.

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2-time NBA MVP Antetokounmpo was on fire in the last game as he recorded 36-12-5 against the Celtics. It was a close game, and the Bucks came back from behind in the final quarter to win the game by 3 points.

Dec 1, 2021; Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA; Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) drives for the basket against Charlotte Hornets guard LaMelo Ball (2) in the fourth quarter at Fiserv Forum. Mandatory Credit: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports

However, Giannis has been trending on social media for a different reason. He recently met one of the tallest living humans on earth and the tallest active NBA player, Tacko Fall. Their picture went viral on Twitter and NBA Twitter reacted to it hilariously.

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NBA Twitter reacts to Giannis Antetokounmpo and Tacko Fall’s picture together

A picture of Giannis and Tacko Fall went viral on Twitter.

Tacko made Giannis look short and NBA Twitter couldn’t hold back some hilarious reactions to the picture. Following are some of the best reactions of the same.

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Tacko Fall is a Senegalese player who currently plies his trade with Cleveland Cavaliers. He is on a two-way contract with the Cavs and Cleveland Charge of the G-League. Tacko went undrafted in the 2019 NBA draft and was signed by Boston Celtics. He made 26 regular-season appearances for the Celtics and was even featured in 3 playoff games.

The 7’6″ center became a free agent and was signed by the Cavaliers earlier this summer on a two-way contract. However, his measurements during the 2019 NBA draft made it to all-time records for the tallest height in shoes (7’7″). He has played 10 games for the Cavs including 1 start this season so far.

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NBA Twitter didn’t fail to disappoint us with their hilarious reactions to Giannis and Tacko’s picture. Indeed, it made Giannis look short, who himself is 6’11” in height.

 

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Abhishek Singh

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Abhishek is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports with over two years of journalistic experience with Chase Your Sport and Dribl. A Football Management graduate, he has previously interned in the Indian Super League, I-League and the AFC Champions League. In addition to being a Michael Jordan fan, Abhishek is an ardent Steph Curry and Warriors guy, and believes they have a few more championships in store before the former retires.

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