13-Year-Old Basketball Player Stands 7 Feet 4 Inches (Video)

| by Michael Allen

Romanian basketball player Robert Bobroczky is only 13 years old, but already stands 7’4."

According to, the boy gets his towering frame from his father Zigmond, who is 7′1″ and used to be a professional basketball player (video below).

Bobroczky has been growing at a rate of 10cm a year and is taller than the tallest player in the NBA, notes

If Bobroczky were to keep growing at this rate, he could be a staggering 11 feet tall. reports that Bobroczky has joined an Italian team, Stella Azzurra Rome (video below).

Andrea Bargnani, the top pick in the NBA Draft in 2006, also played for Stella Azzurra Rome.