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Why wrong: In English, expressions used as adjectives are almost always singular. Someone can be seven feet tall, but when you use this expression to describe something else (e.g. a basketball player), it becomes a noun modifier, therefore, singular in form.  To be taken seriously…

Correct it “He’s a seven-foot-tall basketball player.”

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“He’s a seven-feet-tall basketball player.”
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“He’s a seven-feet-tall basketball player.”