Michael Jordan looks up during a Charlotte Bobcats game in April , probably in training for future meetings with Yao Ming. But here is proof that the NBA and everyday life operate on completely different scales of "tall. Look at cute little Michael, succeeding despite his diminutive stature! The 7-foot-6 Yao looks like a proud parent taking his adopted child to the first day of kindergarten. Who's that other guy? Why, that's seven-foot Patrick Ewing!