Hoops: Girl Is Sweet 16 And World’s Tallest Teen

Perry Chiarmonte and Cynthia R. Fagen of the NEW YORK POST have a Coney Island-esque intro for 6-11, 210-pound New Jersey high school sophomore basketball player Marvadene Anderson, calling her “the world’s tallest teenage girl.” (Wait, what about the inevitable 19-year-old cave-dwelling Mongolian, who checks in at nine-foot-nine?)

Marvadene Anderson

(Prob wouldn’t have posted this if the video didn’t exist. Just being honest)

Anderson is also the world’s best basketball prospect with the shortest resume, having taken up hoops only in the last couple months. Anderson just moved to Jersey from Jamaica, where she was a youth star on the Jamaican women’s national netball team.

Yeah, no idea why she would move either.

The piece is the usual bit about Anderson being a project with rudimentary basketball skills, but there are a couple interesting tidbits in there.

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