UCF center Tacko Fall isn't the best player present at the 2019 NBA Draft combine — not by a long shot.

That said, few players have captured the attention of NBA scouts or fans as much as Fall, whose stature is rarely seen, even in the NBA. He measured in at 7 feet, 5 1/4 inches without shoes and a whopping 289 pounds at the combine. If he were to make an NBA roster, he would not only be the tallest player in the league, but also the second-heaviest, behind Boban Marjanovic.

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Not surprisingly, Fall led all combine measurements with his height and weight. But he also led in standing reach (10 feet, 2 1/4 inches), wingspan (8 feet, 2 1/4 inches), and hand length (10 1/2 inches). The only anthropometric stat Fall didn't lead the class in was hand width; he was tied for fifth in that category at 10 1/2 inches.

Fall used his size and strength well throughout the 2018-19 season for UCF, averaging 11.1 points and 7.6 rebounds. That was most noticeable in the Knights' second-round loss to Duke. The Knights often placed Fall in the center of the lane, providing the biggest obstacle of the season (figuratively and literally) for Duke forward Zion Williamson. While Williamson scored 32 points in the matchup, Fall was still a huge reason UCF came as close as it did to an upset in its 77-76 loss.

Sporting News has you covered on everything you need to know from the 2019 combine, including Fall's measurements and why Zion opted not to participate:

Is Zion Williamson at the NBA Draft combine?

No, Zion is not at the combine. Why? Because it makes zero sense for Zion to participate. There's nothing — nothing — he could do there that would increase his draft stock further. How do you improve on being the near-unanimous No. 1 pick?

If anything, participating could potentially hurt Zion's draft stock: He could have a bad interview, or struggle in one or more drills, or get hurt. There are myriad reasons for Zion not to participate, but his play (and height and weight and vertical leap and energy and basketball smarts) is all he needs to prove he's the top pick.

If NBA scouts still aren't convinced after watching him lead Duke in 2018-19, then they weren't paying attention.

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Measurements from 2019 NBA Draft combine

Longest wingspanFRONTCOURTPlayerPositionHeight (w/o shoes)WingspanStanding reachTacko FallC7'5".258'2.25"10'2.5"Bol BolC7'2.5"7'7"9'7.5"Moses BrownC7'2.5"7'4.75"9'5"Neemias QuetaC7'0.25"7'4.25"9'3.5"Charles BasseyC6'10"7'3.5"9'1.5"


BACKCOURTPlayerPositionHeight (w/ shoes)WingspanStanding reachTalen Horton-TuckerSG6'4"7'1.25"8'7"Romeo LangfordSG6'6"6'11"8'7"Miye OniSG6'5.75"6'10.75"8'4.5"Cody MartinPG-SG6'5.5"6'10.25"8'6.5"Cameron JohnsonSG6'8.5"6'10"8'7

Best standing vertical leapPlayerPositionStanding vertical leap (inches)Jordan BoneG36Jalen LecqueG35Oshea BrissettF34Brandon ClarkeF34Jared HarperG33.5

Best max vertical leapPlayerPositionMax vertical leap (inches)Brandon ClarkeF40.5Devon DotsonG38.5Nassir LittleF38.5Jaylen NowellG38.5Eric PaschallF38.0

Fastest shuttle runPlayerPositionShuttle run (seconds)Jordan BoneG2.78Devon DotsonG2.8Carsen EdwardsG2.82Admiral SchofieldF2.87Dylan WindlerF2.94

Best lane agilityPlayerPositionLange agility (seconds)Brandon ClarkeF10.61Isaiah RobyF10.63Dylan WindlerF10.70Admiral SchofieldF10.77Grant WilliamsF10.83

Fastest three-quarter sprintPlayerPositionMax vertical leap (inches)Eric PaschallF40.5Isaiah RobyF38.5Luka SamanicF38.5Terance MannF38.5Dylan WindlerF38.0

Other notable Combine measurementsPlayerPositionBody Fat %Height (w/ shoes)Weight (lbs)WingspanBol BolC7.17'2.25"2087'7"Brandon ClarkePF4.96'8.25"2076'8.25"Jarrett CulverSG5.06'6.75"1946'9.5"Tacko FallC6.87'5.25"2898'2.25"Jaxon HayesPF-C5.06'11.25"2197'3.5"Romeo LangfordSG-6'6"-6'11"Nassir LittleSF5.96'6"2247'1.25"Kevin PorterSG5.16'5.5"2136'10"Cam ReddishSG-SF4.76'8"2087'0.5"Coby WhitePG-SG4.36'4.75"1916'5"Bruno FernandoC5.46'10.25''237.07'3.25''Mfiondu KabengelePF5.16'10.25''256.27'3''Jontay PorterPF8.56'9.75''210.47'0''Charles BasseyC8.56'8.75''2397'3.5''Luka SamanicPF5.66'9.5''227.26'10.5''P.J. WashingtonPF8.66'6.5''230.47'2.25''Simisola ShittuPF6.206'8.5''227.27'1.25''Oshea BrissettPF2.96'8''203.27'0''Marial ShayokSF-PF4.76'4.5''196.87'0.25''Daniel GaffordPF5.96'9.25''237.67'2.25''Naz ReidPF146'9.5''255.87'3.25''Grant WilliamsPF5.46'7.5''240.26'9.75''Isaiah RobyPF3.96'8.5''2147'1''Zion WilliamsonPF----Luguentz DortPG56'4.25''222.26'8.5'"RJ BarrettSG----Nickeil Alexander-WalkerSG5.96'5.5''203.86'9.5''Keldon JohnsonSG5.66'6"216.46'9.25''Tyler HerroSG7.16'6''192.46'3.25''KZ OkpalaSF4.66'9.5'209.67'1.75''