The world’s tallest basketball players are taking their place at the top of a ranking of the tallest basketball athletes in the world.
The rankings were released Wednesday, and the 20-member list features more than 200 countries, with the USA being the only country without a basketball player.
Canada was ranked fourth.
The list, which was compiled by Sports Illustrated, also ranks the world’s best-paid players and the world record holders in the sport.
The full rankings are below: 10.
United States – $24 million per year in income, which includes salary, endorsements and endorsement deals.
Source: Forbes Magazine 10.
Canada – $21 million per season, which is the same salary that the NBA salary cap allows.
Source and more information: The Associated Press 11.
Australia – $17 million per game, which makes it the highest-paid sport in the country.
Source : AP/Reuters 11.
New Zealand – $16.4 million per tournament, which puts it in the middle of the pack in the global rankings.
Source – Sports Illustrated 12.
France – $14.7 million per match, which ranks as the fourth highest-paying sport in France.
Source The Associated