Despite Dydek’s prowess in Europe, American scouts were lukewarm before she arrived in the United States in 1998 for a predraft camp. There was a reason: because of a clerical error, her height was listed as 6-6 in the advance materials they had been given.
Then Dydek walked through the door. The scouts scrambled.
May 27, 2011
Margo Dydek, the tallest WNBA female basketball player ever, has died of a heart attack at the age of 37.
She was 7'2" tall.