Bol Bol is an American professional basketball player of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He plays for the Denver Nuggets. Moreover, he has also been center-listed as one of the tallest players in the NBA league.
Bol Bol was born Bol Manute Bol on November 16, 1999. He is originally from Khartoum, Sudan. He is currently 22 years old as of 2021 and his birth sign is Scorpio.
Bol is the second child of former NBA star, Manute and his wife, Ajok Kuag. Moreover, he has four siblings, two brothers, Madut, and Chris, and two sisters, Abuk and Ayak. Further, he has six half-siblings from his father’s first marriage.
Additionally, he was named after his late great-grandfather and Dinka chief Bol Chol Bol. His father, Manute, was a professional basketball player and political activist. Therefore, he was considered among the best shot-blockers in sport’s history.
He stands at a towering height of 7 feet 2 inches and weighs around 100 kilos. Therefore, he is one of the tallest players in the NBA.
As for his body measurements, his chest-waist-hip measurements are 41-35-34 inches respectively. However, he has maintained an athletic body build. Further, he has got short black hair and a pair of black eyes.
This famous basketball player definitely earns a handsome amount of money. However, this player’s net worth as of 2021 is $1 million
He played college basketball for the Oregon Ducks. In high school, he was considered one of the best players in the class of 2018. Therefore, having been rated a consensus five-star recruit and earning McDonald’s All-American honors.
Therefore, a center listed at 7 feet 2 inches, he is one of the tallest players in the NBA.
Initially, he started his high school career at ‘Blue Valley Northwest High School’. There, he was assigned to the junior varsity team. Similarly, he transferred to ‘Bishop Miege High School’ in the middle of the season.
But, he remained on junior varsity due to transfer rules. He joined the varsity in his second year.
And, as a junior, he moved to ‘Mater Dei High School’ in Santa Ana, California, rising in profile as a recruit. Likewise, in his final season, he played for Findlay Prep in Henderson, Nevada.
Moreover, at the international level, he represents the USA but has never competed for them in FIBA tournaments. He was drafted with the 44th pick in the 2019 NBA draft by the Miami Heat before getting traded to Denver.
More about his career
He was drafted with the 44th pick of the 2019 NBA draft by the Miami Heat. Originally, he was mentioned as a top 5-10 pick but slid in the draft until the second round.
Moreover, his draft rights were then traded to the Denver Nuggets for a 2022 second-round draft pick acquired from the Philadelphia 76ers. He signed a two-way contract with the Nuggets, splitting time with the Windy City Bulls, on September 6, 2019.
On November 20, he had his first double-double in the NBA G League recording 16 points, 11 rebounds, and two blocks in a 115–105 win over the Fort Wayne Mad Ants. Similarly, on November 24, the Nuggets recalled him.
National team career
After taking part in training camp, he was a finalist to make the USA roster for the 2017 FIBA Under-19 Basketball World Cup. However, later, he was cut from the squad by head coach John Calipari. He drew attention at the Nike Hoop Summit in April 2018.
Therefore, by playing for the United States junior national select team. He recorded 20 points, 9 rebounds, 6 assists, and 5 steals in an 89–76 loss to Team World. It was made up of international players playing high school basketball in the USA.
He is currently single at the moment. Therefore, he is entirely focusing on his career instead of being in a romantic relationship. He has kept his personal life low-key and away from the public.
He has also not been in any rumor or spotted with any other girl previously or presently. Indeed he would find a loving and caring partner in the future.
He is active on some social media platforms. His Instagram page ‘@bolbol’ has gained more than 1 million followers. And, his Twitter account has gained over 79.8K followers. His Facebook page has earned over 17K followers.