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All Current 6’2″ NBA Players (2023-2024)

There are currently 21 players in the NBA that are 6’2″ tall (approximately 1.88m).

The total number of players in the NBA is currently 538 (including G League Two Way Players). This means that approximately 3.90% of all NBA players right now are 6 feet 2 inches tall.

The list of NBA players who are 6’2″, includes mainly pure point guards (e.g. Jalen Brunson, Damian Lillard), and combo guards that play both PG/SG (e.g. Kyrie Irving, Steph Curry). There are even a couple of undersized “forwards” (e.g. Gary Payton II, Nick Smith Jr.)

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List of All Current 6’2″ NBA Players (2023-2024)

Below is a complete list of players this season that are 6’2″ tall.

It includes G League Two Way Players, as well as players that were waived . (i.e. 24 total players this season; 21 are still on a team)

The players are listed in alphabetical order (by last name). Scroll down for photos of each player.

All 6’2″ NBA Players (click to expand)


For separate lists of guards / forwards / centers, as well as by Eastern / Western Conferences, scroll down.

Top 5 Current 6’2″ NBA Players

Here are my picks of the five best 6’2″ players currently in the NBA (in order by last name):

  • Jalen Brunson
  • Stephen Curry
  • Kyrie Irving
  • Damian Lillard
  • Ja Morant

Don’t agree? Let me know in the comments at the bottom of the post.

Jalen Brunson, New York Knicks

Jalen Brunson has been one of the most improved, and unexpected star players over the last couple of seasons.

Despite not being the tallest, fastest, or most athletic players in the league, Brunson has been able to dominate his position with his craftiness, grit, and unique shot making ability.

Brunson is currently in his 6th NBA season (2018-present), and second team (Dallas Mavericks, New York Knicks).

After a mediocre start to his career, Brunson’s play has exploded over the past couple of seasons. His scoring has gone from 9ppg –> 24ppg over the past 5 seasons. He is currently averaging around 26ppg (2023-2024).

Some of Brunson’s other NBA achievements include: 1x All-Star (2024).

Brunson is currently 27 years old, and entering the prime of his career. The Knicks are also a vastly improved team, so we should be seeing much more of Jalen Brunson over the next few seasons.

Go to school: Brunson is also one of the best college players in recent memory, having won two NCAA championships (2016, 2018), as well as winning player of the year in 2018.

Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors

Stephen Curry is the undisputed greatest shooter of all time.

His ridiculous outside shooting ability opened people’s eyes to the power of the 3-pointer, and helped revolutionize the game of basketball. Nowadays, every single team focuses heavily on 3-point shooting. Thanks to Steph Curry.

Curry’s career actually started out relatively slow, due to multiple injuries. Eventually, he was able to overcome those injuries, and blossom into a multiple MVP and championship winning player.

Curry is currently in his 15th NBA season, all with the Golden State Warriors. He has averaged over 20 points per game for 11 straight seasons.

Some of his NBA achievements include: 4x NBA Champ; 1x Finals MVP; 2x MVP; 10x All-Star; All-Star Game MVP; 9x All-NBA Team(4x First, 4x Second, 1x Third); All-Rookie First Team; 2x Scoring Champ; 2x Three-Point Contest Champ; 1x Steals Leader; 1x member of 50-40-90 club; Sportsmanship Award (2011); and, member of NBA’s 75th Anniversary Team.

He also holds multiple NBA records: Most 3-pointers made in history; most 3-pointers made in a single season; most consecutive games with 3-pointer made; most 3-pointers in playoff history; and many, many more.

Steph is currently 35 years old, and should be leaving the prime of his career. He is still performing at a ridiculously high level though (28ppg, 5apg, 4rpg), so he may have many more seasons left in the tank.

In any case, make sure you take some time to appreciate watching the greatest shooter to ever live while you can.

🤯 Greatest Warrior ever: Steph holds the Warriors franchise records for most points, assists, steals, field goals made, 3-pointers made, games played, minutes played, free throw %, and more.

Kyrie Irving, Dallas Mavericks

Kyrie Irving, a.k.a. “Uncle Drew“, is one of the most skilled offensive players in NBA history.

He is best known for his creative dribbling/handles, uncanny ability to score around the rim (with either hand), and big time shot making.

Unfortunately, Kyrie is also known for his weird controversial comments (e.g. “The world is flat” 😂), and other actions that have tarnished his image/career a bit.

Kyrie is currently in his 13th NBA season, and 4th team (Cleveland, Boston, Brooklyn, Dallas). He has averaged over 20ppg in all but two seasons.

Some of his other NBA achievements include: NBA champ (2016); 8x All-Star; All-Star Game MVP; 3x All-NBA Team (1x Second, 2x Third); 1x member of 50-40-90 club; Rookie of the Year; All-Rookie First Team; Three-Point Contest Champ.

Kyrie also won an Olympic gold medal with Team USA at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

He is currently 31 years old, in the prime of his career, and teamed up with another superstar (Luka Doncic) on a strong Dallas Mavericks squad.

Despite his strange off-the-court antics, Kyrie is still one of the most entertaining NBA players to watch in game. We should at least get some more great highlights from Uncle Drew.

Damian Lillard, Milwaukee Bucks

Damian Lillard, a.k.a “Dame Time”, is one of the best shooters, and most clutch players in the NBA.

He is known for his explosive scoring ability, and super deep shooting range (i.e. half-court).

If not for Steph Curry (listed above), he may be considered the best 3 point shooter currently in the league.

Lillard is in his 12th NBA season, and second team (Portland, Milwaukee). He has averaged 19 or more points every year of his career so far.

Some of his other NBA achievements, include: 7x All-NBA Team (1x First, 4x Second, 2x Third), 8x All-Star, All-Star Game MVP, 2x Three-Point Contest Champion, Rookie of the Year, All-Rookie First Team; and member of the NBA 75th Anniversary Team.

Dame also won an Olympic gold medal with Team USA at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Dame is currently 33 years old, and maybe nearing the end of his prime. The one knock against Dame has been his lack of playoff success.

To put an end to that talk, Dame has teamed up with superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo in Milwaukee, and should have a decent shot at winning it all over the next couple of seasons.

🎵Dame D.O.L.L.A. : Lillard is also known as one of the best rappers in the NBA. He has released four albums so far. My favorite song is “Kobe”, which is also one of the best basketball songs of all time.

Ja Morant, Memphis Grizzlies

Ja Morant is maybe the most electrifying player currently in the NBA.

He is known for his fearless attacking style, and explosive leaping ability which he often uses to make highlight reel alley-oops, and posterizing dunks.

Ja is so fun to watch that he reminds me of a mixture between Allen Iversion and Vince Carter.

Morant is more than just dunks and highlights though. He is also a great play maker, and clutch scorer. He has averaged over 25ppg and 8apg in the previous two seasons.

Some of his other NBA achievements include: 2x All-Star, All-NBA Second Team, Most Improved Player (2022), Rookie of the Year, and All-Rookie First Team.

Morant is just 24 years old, and in his 5th NBA season (2019-present), all with the Memphis Grizzlies.

Unfortunately, this season (2023-24) has been lost to suspension/injury, but I expect to see much more of Ja over the next few years.

🚀 LeBron James once described Morant as having “rockets in his calf muscles” after Morant made an incredible two handed chase down block.

Other Notable 6’2″ NBA Players

Some other notable, or young & upcoming NBA players that are 6 feet 2 inches tall, include: Bones Hyland, Reggie Jackson, Tyrese Maxey, Gary Payton II, and Immanuel Quickley.

Best 6’2″ NBA Players of ALL TIME

Et moi? Tony Parker is maybe the best retired 6’2″ NBA player.

There have been plenty of great 6 foot 2 players in NBA history. Below is a list of five of the best 6’2″ NBA players of ALL TIME (i.e. retired players only):

  • Tony Parker
  • Jason Terry
  • Hal Greer
  • Stephon Marbury
  • Andy Phillip

(Note: Curry, Lillard, and Irving would all easily rank in the top five 6’2 NBA players of all time)

Current 6’2″ Players by Position

Below are some more lists of current 6’2 NBA players by position (PG, SG, SF, PF, C).

Many players play multiple positions, so they will be in more than one list.

6’2″ Guards in the NBA

Every 6’2 player in the NBA can play the point guard position

Point guards (PG)

There are no 6’2″ players that are pure shooting guards (i.e. do not play PG or forward)

Shooting guards (SG)

6’2″ Forwards in the NBA

There are only 2 small forwards that are 6’2..

Small forwards (SF)

There are 1 power forwards that are 6’2″ tall:

Power forwards (PF)

6’2″ Centers in the NBA

There are 0 centers that are 6’2″.

Centers (C)
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Current 6’2 Players by Conference

Below are lists of current 6’2″ NBA players by conference (Eastern and Western).

6’2″ NBA Players in the East

There are 10 players in the Eastern Conference that are 6’2″ tall.

Eastern Conference

6’2″ NBA Players in the West

There are 11 players in the Western Conference that are 6’2″ tall.

Western Conference

FAQ

Is 6 2 short for the NBA?

Yes, 6’2″ is considered relatively short by NBA standards.

Typically, only guards (mainly point guards) are 6’2.

Despite being considered “short” by NBA standards, some of the top players currently in the league are 6’2, including Steph Curry, Kyrie Irving, and Damian Lillard.

What is the average weight of an NBA player in kilograms (KG)?

The average weight for a 6’2 NBA player is around 82 kg (180 lbs).

The average weight for all current NBA players is around 97.5 kg (215 lbs).

Who is the shortest NBA player right now?

The shortest NBA player right now is Markquis Nowell. He is listed at 5’7″ (1.62m). Nowell is a G League Two Way player for the Toronto Raptors.

The second shortest player is Jacob Gilyard (5’8″) of the Memphis Grizzlies.

Who is 6 3 in the NBA? (and other heights)

Check out these posts for list of NBA players of other heights (6’3″, 6’4″, etc):

Summary

Who is your favorite current 6’2″ NBA player?

What about your favorite 6’2″ player of all time?

Which current players on this list do you think will be the best in the upcoming years?

Let me know in the comments below!

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Larry Lee

Larry Lee

Larry is a basketball addict, and the founder of Hoop Dojo. He started Hoop Dojo to share his love of the game and help the next generation reach their full potential.