Bol Manute Bol (/bol/; born November 16, 1999) is a Sudanese-American professional basketball player for the National Basketball Association's Orlando Magic (NBA). Bol was born in Khartoum, Sudan, to basketball player Manute Bol (who was recognized as one of the tallest NBA players in history) but grew up in Olathe, Kansas. He was a member of the Oregon Ducks during his college career.
In high school, Bol was regarded as one of the top players in the 2018 class, having been named a consensus five-star prospect and garnering McDonald's All-American accolades. He is one of the NBA's tallest players, standing at 7 feet 2 inches (2.18 m).
Bol began his high school career as a member of the junior varsity team at Blue Valley Northwest High School. He transferred to Bishop Miege High School in the middle of the season, but owing to transfer rules; he stayed on junior varsity. In his second year, he began attending varsity. As a junior, he moved to Mater Dei High School in Santa Ana, California, where he rose in prominence as a recruit.
Bol finished his high school career at Findlay Prep in Henderson, Nevada. He represents the United States internationally but has never appeared in a FIBA event for them. The Miami Heat selected him with the 44th pick in the 2019 NBA draught. However, he was traded to the Denver Nuggets on April 1, 2019.
Bol Bol Early Life
Manute was accused of being an American spy following an American missile strike during the Second Sudanese Civil War in 1998. The Sudanese government banned him from fleeing to the United States. The family proceeded to Cairo, Egypt, in 2001, where they were stranded for months owing to visa issues, despite American friends' tickets to the United States.
Bol's family relocated to Connecticut as political refugees the following year, when he was two years old. He began playing basketball at four, despite his father's prodding and his first reluctance. Bol eventually started working out in the gym with his father.
When he was seven years old, he relocated to Olathe, Kansas, a city with a sizable South Sudanese population. Bol appeared in a highlight video at an Indianapolis basketball camp as a 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) seventh grader, which received attention from CBS Sports and The Washington Post. In the eighth grade, he received his first NCAA Division I offer from New Mexico State.
Bol Bol Career
Bol began his freshman basketball season with the junior varsity team at Blue Valley Northwest High School in Overland Park, Kansas. He stood 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) at 14, but due to transfer requirements, he was obliged to remain at the junior varsity level until February 2015. Bol transferred to Bishop Miege High School in Roeland Park, Kansas, where he finished his first year because he did not live in his school district.
On December 11, 2014, Bol made his Bishop Miege junior varsity debut, demonstrating his shot blocking and shooting ability. He did not receive playing time despite becoming eligible for the varsity team at the end of the season.
Bol scored 15 points in one game for his under-15 Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) side KC Run GMC at the Jayhawk Invitational in Kansas City, Missouri, in May. Bleacher Report compared him to a taller Kevin Durant on March 4, 2015. By then, he had attracted the attention of several NCAA Division I institutions, including Kansas and Oklahoma.
Bol Bol's Net Worth
One of the wealthiest and most well-known basketball players is Bol Bol. Bol Bol's net worth is estimated at $1 million by Forbes and Business Insider.
He was 6'10” when he began his first year at Bishop Meige High School in Kansas. During his sophomore year, he was qualified to participate in the varsity squad.
Manute Bol, a former NBA player, is the father of Bol. Bol has ten siblings, including Madut, a Southern University basketball player and a 2013 graduate.
Bol participated in the junior varsity basketball program at Blue Valley Northwest High School in Overland Park, Kansas, to start his freshman basketball season. Bol transferred to Bishop Miege High School in Roeland Park, Kansas, where he finished his first year because he did not reside in his former school district.
He was 6 feet 10 inches (2.08 meters) tall when he was 14 years old, but due to transfer regulations, he had to play junior varsity football until February 2015.
Frequently Asked Questions
Did Bol Bol Get Traded?
The Boston Celtics and the Orlando Magic Struck a Deal on Thursday. Boston Sends the Two Players to Orlando in Exchange for a Second-round Pick. Bol Bol, the 44th Overall Pick in the 2019 Nba Draft, is Sidelined for the Season Due to a Foot Injury.
Who is Bol Bol Dating?
The Denver Nuggets Sophomore is Making Good Decisions in His Personal Life, Including a Significant Win With His Girlfriend. Mulan Hernandez, an Instagram Model, Was Recently Sighted Inside the Toyota Center in Houston, Where the Rockets Faced the Nuggets.
What Was Wrong With Bol Bol's Physical?
Bol Bol is Vulnerable to Foot Injuries Due to His Height and Thinness. Shams Charania of The Athletic Reported That Bol Bol Had Season-ending Foot Surgery. The Pistons' Decision Was Vindicated.