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Auburn Point Guard Sharife Cooper Talks NBA Draft, Height Mishaps and More

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After spending the entire season at Auburn being listed at 6-foot-1, Sharife Cooper had a good laugh when he was mistakenly listed at 6-4 at the NBA Draft Combine in June. “I’m not 6-4,” Cooper said with a laugh. “But I’m definitely not 6-1 anymore, I’m about 6-2.” The height mishap brought on a larger question that has been intensely debated in basketball circles for years: Is height a prerequisite for production in the NBA?