I’m sure short people can play basketball, just as good as tall people. Just because your head can reach the rim doesn’t mean that you can actually play. Just look at Shaq. Neil- He is almost as tall as the stadium ceiling, yet all he can do is dunk. I’m a great basketball player and yes- I’m a girl! short: 5’6 and proud. I see myself playing basketball with the guys someday and not being basketball players trophy wife. If only Martin Luther King could be brought back from the dead to give another speech, like the “I have a dream”, this time just geared towards woman playing with men.