Yes. Basketball is the biggest sport in China. More than 300 million Chinese are active basketball players. Basketball has grown in popularity thanks to Yao Ming,
Tallest People in The World: Top 25 Countries by Average Height
Here’s a chart visualising the tallest people in the World.
The exact numbers change from year to year.
Yao Ming: One Tall Basketball Player
While some people might feel like being tall has its ups and downs (obviously no pun intended), there are others that gladly embrace their height and use it to their distinct advantage.