Top 10 Tallest Filipino Basketball Players of All Time
Some of the PBA's biggest names include June Mar, Japeth, Greg, EJ, and Bonel.

To this date, Kia Sotto still holds the record for the tallest basketball player from the Philippines. June Mar Fajardo is the tallest player ever to win MVP, and Marlou Aquino is the tallest player ever to win Rookie of the Year. Andy Seigle is the first Fil-Foreigner to win the ROY, while Taulava is the first Fil-Foreigner to win the MVP. Here is the list of the tallest basketball players in the Philippines.

Here are the 10 Tallest Basketball Players in the Philippines

10. Raymond Almazan

∴ 6'8"

Raymond Canaria Almazan is a Filipino professional basketball player for the Meralco Bolts of the Philippine Basketball Association. He is known as Rock N' Roll in PBA League.

Born: August 2, 1989, Orion
Age: 34
Jersey: No. 20

Raymond Almazan

9. Samigue Eman

∴ 6'9"

Samigue Eman is a former professional basketball player from the Philippines. He last played for the Alaska Aces of the Philippine Basketball Association. Eman was the 2nd overall draft pick of the Magnolia Beverage Masters in the 2007 PBA draft.

Born: March 12, 1981, Davao City
Age: 43

Samigue Eman

8. Asi Taulava

∴ 6'9"

Pauliasi Taulava is a Tongan-born Filipino professional basketball player for the NLEX Road Warriors of the Philippine Basketball Association. Asi was drafted directly to the PBA in 1998 and has been the league's dominant force bigman ever since.

Born: March 2, 1973, Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Age: 51
Jersey: No. 88

Asi Taulava

7. Japeth Aguilar

∴ 6'9"

Japeth Paul Cabrera Aguilar is a Filipino professional basketball player for the Barangay Ginebra San Miguel of the Philippine Basketball Association. Aquilar debuted in the PBA in 2009 and was a key member of the Gilas Pilipinas team for several years.

Born: January 25, 1987, Sasmuan
Age: 37
Position: Center / Power forward

Japeth Aguilar

6. Marlou Aquino

∴ 6'9"

Marlou Aquino debuted in the PBA in 1996 with Ginebra. He was considered one of the few skilled centers who played for the Philippine Basketball team and the PBA league. He is a master of the post-up move and a prime shot-blocking threat.

Born: October 7, 1972, Santa Barbara
Age: 51
Nickname: The SkyScraper
Jersey: No. 13

Marlou Aquino

5. Bonel Balingit

∴ 6'9"

Bonel Balingit's towering stature combined with his gentle demeanor earned him the moniker “The Gentle Giant”. He is a Filipino retired professional basketball player who played in PBA for Swift Mighty Meaty Hot dogs, Sunkist Orange Juicers, and Pop Cola Panthers.

Born: November 30, 1967, Kapatagan
Age: 56

Bonel Balingit

4. June Mar Fajardo

∴ 6'10"

June Mar Sotto Fajardo is a Philippine Basketball Association professional basketball player for the San Miguel Beermen. He hails from Cebu and is also known as “The Kraken” due to his enormous size and dexterity against opposing big men.

Born: November 17, 1989, Pinamungajan Cebu
Age: 34
Nickname: “The Kraken”

June Mar Fajardo

3. Greg Slaughter

∴ 7'0"

Gregory William Slaughter is a Filipino-American professional basketball player who last played for the Philippine Basketball Association's NorthPort Batang Pier. In the 2013 PBA draft, he was chosen first overall by Barangay Ginebra. Because of his apparent bulk and height, sports commentators and writers refer to him as GregZilla.

Born: May 19, 1988, Cleveland, Ohio
Age: 36
Nickname: GregZilla

Greg Slaughter

2. EJ Feihl

∴ 7'0"

Edward Joseph EJ Feihl is a Filipino retired professional basketball player of German Filipino descent. Ginebra San Miguel drafted Feihl in 1995 and he spent two seasons with the team. Feihl left in 1997 after a contentious contract extension discussion. He then briefly played in the Philippine Basketball League for the AMA Cybertigers.

Born: March 27, 1970, Santa Barbara
Age: 54
Career start: 1994
Career end: 2007

EJ Feihl

1. Kai Sotto

∴ 7'2"

Kai Zachary Perlado Sotto is a Filipino basketball player who last played for the Adelaide 36ers in the Australian National Basketball League. His father is a former professional basketball player and Philippine Basketball Association assistant coach (PBA). Wikipedia

Born: May 11, 2002
Age: 22
High school: Ateneo de Manila; (Quezon City, Philippines)

Kai Sotto
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