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Elhadji 'Tacko' Fall


... Says 7'5" Basketball Star

5/1/2014 7:44 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

050114_elhadji_tacko_fall_launch_v2Elhadji "Tacko" Fall -- the 7'5" high school basketball phenom -- tells TMZ Sports ... he's NOT done growing and could add another TWO INCHES to his already enormous frame. 

The 18-year-old YouTube sensation -- who wears a size 22 shoe -- was strollin' around NYC yesterday when he told us he's grown 3 inches in the last 8 months. 

And ... Elhadji says ... his doctor predicts he'll grow another two inches before he tops out. 

FYI -- Elhadji is taller than every single player in the NBA and has an 8-foot wingspan. But the most impressive thing about this guy ... he has a 4.0 G.P.A. and wants to be a biochemist!! 

As for where he'll go to college, Elhadji tells us he hasn't made up his mind yet -- and encourages all schools that are interested to reach out, ASAP! 

Better move quick. 

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Awww lol hes tall as hell and smart too. You go boy!!!!

177 days ago

August Baby 77    

So instead of him researching schools to go to he expects schools to come to him...wow who does he think he is...just cause he's tall means nothing...i had a buddy named stretch he was 7'10" and schools weren't knocking down his door...LOL...its called proving to these schools that u have a high GPA not just expecting them to believe u

177 days ago

billy pootons    

hopefully his body holds up and doesnt start to break down too soon, from the video he appears to be fairly coordinated... I cant imagine many schools turning him down for basketball

177 days ago

HRH Prince Michael    

Tacko might want to reconsider the "NBA".
There is no future for them.

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177 days ago


Good luck ! Tacko

177 days ago


He doesnt even have to really jump to dunk it. Glad hes got a brain and wanting to do something with it.

177 days ago


One of my classmates at university (did my first undergrad in biochemistry) was also from Senegal and very tall. One of our professors was a huge basketball fan, and the first time he saw him (was the annual department dinner), he turned to me and asked, "Does he play basketball?". LOL.

166 days ago

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