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The NBA is filled with over 400 players from a wide variety of backgrounds. Now, there’s a handy guide which will help you understand the world of the NBA at a level that goes beyond mere stat lines.

Mykel Kovar of Best Tickets conducted an unofficial census of the NBA along many factors ranging from race, age and height to position and salary and the findings are illuminating for anyone who follows the NBA.

For instance, did you know that the Charlotte Hornets are heaviest team on average in the league? Or that the NBA employs more point guards than any other position? Thanks to Best Tickets, now you do!

Let’s take a look at some of these graphs.

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Breakdown by Position:



Takeaways: Finding seven foot giants who can put a ball through a hoop is hard and well-worth paying for. Having a good floor general is also valued among NBA franchises.