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Manute Bol

Bol in 2006
Personal information
Born (1962-10-16)October 16, 1962
Turalei or Gogrial, Sudan (now South Sudan)
Died June 19, 2010(2010-06-19) (aged 47)
Charlottesville, Virginia
Nationality Sudanese / American
Listed height 7 ft 7 in (2.31 m)
Listed weight 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
College Bridgeport (1984–1985)
NBA draft 1985 / Round: 2 / Pick: 31st overall
Selected by the Washington Bullets
Playing career 1985–1996
Position Center
Number 10, 11, 4, 1
Career history
1985 Rhode Island Gulls
1985–1988 Washington Bullets
1988–1990 Golden State Warriors
1990–1993 Philadelphia 76ers
1993–1994 Miami Heat
1994 Washington Bullets
1994 Philadelphia 76ers
1994–1995 Golden State Warriors
1995–1996 Florida Beach Dogs
1996 C. Montana Forlì
Career highlights and awards

NBA All-Defensive Second Team (1986)
2× NBA blocks leader (1986, 1989)

Career NBA statistics
Points 1,599 (2.6 ppg)
Rebounds 2,647 (4.2 rpg)
Blocks 2,086 (3.3 bpg)
Stats at

If God wants to take my left arm, that's OK, as long as I can walk and play with my kids. I'm a lot improved. I was worse than this after the accident.
Manute Bol
I love my family.
Didn't the other guys tell you? Nobody dunks on Manute B-O-L!
There's a lot of bad things going on but I didn't do nothing.
I'm not a violent person.
I've gone to war zones before and never got shot.
I'd like to do things to make money to save myself but right now I can't do nothing. If they want to put me in jail, they can do that. It's kind of tough.
Manute Bol
God guided me to America and gave me a good job. But he also gave me a heart so I would look back.
Manute Bol