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Manute Bol

  1. Video: Manute Bol’s son is taller, better at basketball than you

    Oct 10, 2012, 12:50 AM EDT

    Manute Bol

    Generally, I would not say a seventh grader is better than you at anything, save maybe Lego Star Wars for the Wii, but this is the exception. Meet Bol Bol, son of NBA player Manute Bol — he is a 6’5″ seventh grader already catching the eye of recruiters (which is a little disturbing but…

  2. The powerful true story of Manute Bol

    Aug 5, 2011, 5:59 PM EDT

    Manute Bol

    If you read one thing today, make it the story at the end of this link. It’s a story on Atavist that is the untold story of former NBA player Manute Bol. Henry Abbott at TrueHoop found it, and you can read an excerpt over at Sports Illustrated. You may remember Bol as an almost…

  3. Oh yes, Scottie Pippen could dunk

    Aug 5, 2010, 2:20 PM EDT

    Fun little trip down memory lane courtesy NBATV, some highlight dunks of Scottie Pippen. Over Patrick Ewing, over Charles Barkley, over anyone and everyone who got in his way. Pippen continues to get cast as simply Jordan’s sidekick, but Pippen could flat out ball.

  4. Manute Bol, basketball warrior

    Jun 21, 2010, 9:15 AM EDT

    A lot of basketball fans do not know the Manute Bol story, but they should. This is a short documentary feature made about him before he passed away last week from complications of a skin disease he picked up in Africa while trying to help those most in need. RIP, Manute Bol.

  5. Manute Bol passes away at 47

    Jun 19, 2010, 3:02 PM EDT

    Former NBA player Manute Bol has reportedly passed away due to acute kidney failure and skin disease. He was just 47 years old, but Bol will forever be immortalized in NBA lore. Manute wasn’t exactly one of the league’s biggest stars, but he was one of its biggest stars. His long, lanky frame drew plenty…

  6. Manute Bol fighting for his life with kidney failure

    May 18, 2010, 2:58 PM EDT

    Popular former NBA player Manute Bol is currently in a northern Virginia hospital fighting for his life. Dan Steinberg at The Sports Bog (part of the Washington Post) reports that Bol had been hospitalized after a return from his native Sudan with Stevens-Johnson Syndrome — a life-threatening skin condition — as well as kidney failure.…

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