The 15 Greatest Short NBA Players of All Time

8. Fred Scolari

Listed Height: 5'10"
Years: 1949-55
Team(s): Washington Capitols, Syracuse Nationals, Bullets, Pistons, Celtics
Career Statistics: 381 G, 10.9 PPG, 2.7 RPG, 3.1 APG

Usually when a player is nicknamed "Fat Freddy," it's not a term of endearment. In the case of Freddy Scolari, it was something positive. Scolari was well known for his overweight and undersized physique as well as his unique and efficient from-the-hip shot. He also had an aggressive defensive style that helped him make the All-Star team twice.

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