This 7-foot-7 NBA rookie is learning how to swim — in a class full of children


Swimming lessons at the Charlestown Boys & Girls Club, located in Boston, went on as normal Wednesday.

Well, almost normal.

Among the throng of children getting their taste of swimming for the first time, there was Tacko Fall, reported. The former UCF standout who now plays for the Boston Celtics proved it’s never too late to learn how to swim.

While Fall’s size — he stands 7-foot-7 — gives him a big advantage on the basketball court, it certainly was a hindrance in the popular water game, “Marco Polo,” when trying to avoid getting tagged.

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