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In some sports, tall stature plays a huge role — just look at the basketball players. But in other areas of life, these tall and strong men sometimes face some problems, and one of the issues is finding a match of a suitable height. 

They have to be content with Ukrainian women or other beauties that are half the height and half the size! However, this may have its advantages… Here are a few of these couples. They clearly attract attention.

Chris Bosh
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1. Chris Bosh and Adrienne Williams

Chris Bosh has been on the basketball court for a long time since 2003. And while not being a superstar, he is still a good buy for any team. He used to play for the Toronto Raptors team, and now — for the Miami Heat. Thanks to the move to Miami, Chris Bosh met his wife Adrienne, a former model. Adrienne’s height is 4.98 feet, her husband’s height is 6.92 feet.

2. Dirk Nowitzki and Jessica Olsson

German basketball player, Dirk Nowitzki (6.99 feet), is considered one of the best snipers in NBA history among European basketball players. Thanks to basketball, Dirk has achieved a lot, and he even met his wife Jessica at a charity event, where he was invited as a sports star. They got married in 2012 and everything is fine with them now.

3. Kevin Garnett and Brandi Padilla

Kevin Garnett is a former professional basketball player, retired in 2016. Kevin has been one of the best players in the NBA for over 20 years and his career can be described as brilliant. His marriage can also be called brilliant: he has been married for many years to the petite beauty Brandi who gave him two children and supported him all this time. Kevin’s height is 6.92 feet, and his wife is about his shoulder.

Magic Johnson

4. Magic Johnson and Earlitha Kelly

Magic Johnson is a real giant man (6.76 feet tall), a professional basketball star, one of the greatest players of all time. With his current wife, Earlitha “Cookie” Kelly, Magic has been in a relationship since 1991, and she has helped him through a lot. At that time, Johnson just found out that he had AIDS. Even though Earlitha is a baby compared to her husband, she is real support for him.

5. Pau Gasol and Silvia Lopez Castro

Pau Gasol is a successful Spanish basketball player. His height is 6.99 feet. Before completely surrendering to basketball, Pau Gasol studied at a medical college. He speaks five languages and loves to attend opera and piano concerts. His wife is tiny compared to him, but she is very sexy. She participates in a cheerleading team performing at sporting events.

6. Andrey Kirilenko and Maria Lopatova

And here is another former basketball player, this time Russian. A versatile player who ranks among the most legendary basketball players in history. Since 2001, Andrei has been married to Maria Lopatova, the daughter of another famous basketball player Andrei Lopatov. Today, Kirilenko heads the Russian Basketball Federation, and his wife is responsible for their marketing and PR.