The 15 Greatest Short NBA Players of All Time

10. Earl Boykins

Listed height: 5'5"
Years: 1998-2012
Team(s): Nets, Cavs, Magic, Clippers, Warriors, Nuggets, Bucks, Bobcats, Wizards, Rockets
Career statistics: 652 G, 8.9 PPG, 1.3 RPG, 3.2 APG

While Muggsy Bogues was more of a pass-first point guard, Earl Boykins was a shoot-first dynamo at his position. Initially undrafted, Boykins found a home in Denver after a few years bouncing around the league. Boykins provided a big punch on offense with a unique ability to score despite him being the second shortest player in NBA history. Boykins made plays like this seem routine, which was a spectacle considering his height.

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