This is a complete listing of the shortest players in National Basketball Association history at a listed height of 5 feet 9 inches (175 cm) or shorter. Only 25 players in NBA history have been at a listed height of 5' 9" or shorter. Two are currently active. The shortest NBA player to be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, and the only one listed here, is Calvin Murphy at 5' 9". With one exception, Dino Martin (a forward), all of the players listed here have played or play the position of point guard.