Bol Bol

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Full Name Bol Bol
Age 20 Years Old
Nick Name Bol
Gender Male
Famous As Basketball Player
Birth Date November 16th, 1999
Birth Place Khartoum

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Famous For

- Son of Manute Bol, one of the two tallest players in NBA history.

Who are Bol Bol's parents?

Bol Bol was born on 16 November 1999. His birth name is Bol Manute Bol. He was born to Sudanese parents, Manute Bol, a father, and Ajok Deng, a mother. His birth place is in Khartoum in Sudan. He has four siblings and six half-siblings. He is the first born child. He has a brother named Madut Bol. The Sudanese government banned his father from fleeing to the United States because they accused his father of being an American spy. However, his family managed to flee to Egypt. Later, they entered the United States as designated political refugees. They first lived in Connecticut and then moved to Olathe, Kansas. Kansas has a large South Sudanese population. He holds Sudanese-American nationality.

High School Career

He started playing basketball at a very young age. He was only 4 years old when he started playing basketball.

He reached a height of 6 feet and 5 inches while he was a 7th grader. And, he was featured in a highlight video at an Indianapolis basketball camp.

The highlight video drew attention from The Washington Post and CBS Sports towards Bol.

He was in eighth grade when he received his first NCAA Division I offer from New Mexico State University.

As a freshman at the high school, he played for the junior varsity team of Blue Valley Northwest High School in Overland Park, Kansas. 

He then transferred to Bishop Miege High School in Roeland Park, Kansas and continued his freshman basketball season.

He remained at the junior varsity level until February 2015 because of transfer rules.

He played for his under-15 Amateur Athletic  Union (AAU) team KC Run GMC at the Jayhawk Invitational in Kansas City, Missouri.

His performance at the Jayhawk Invitational in Kansas City received interests from a number of NCAA Division I programs, including Kansas and Oklahoma, among others.

Recruiting service 247Sports ranked him as one of the top players in the class of 2018 in his second season.

He earned class 4A-I first-team honors after leading his team to a 22-win season and Class 4A Division I state title.

Though he received a scholarship offers from Kansas, he transferred to Mater Dei High School in Santa Ana, California for his junior year in November 2016.

He led his Mater Dei team to the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) final, where they only managed to finish as a runner-up.

He received offers from Arizona, USC, and Oregon.

He also received extended offers from Kentucky and UCLA.

He played for California Supreme team at the Nike Elite Youth Basketball League (EYBL) in May 2017.

He transferred to Findlay Prep in Henderson, Nevada in November 2017. He transferred to Findlay Prep due to "family reasons".

Shortly after transferring to Findlay Prep, he committed to play college basketball for the University of Oregon's basketball team.

USA Today included him among 20 players in the preseason boys' basketball team.

He was selected for the 2018 McDonald's All-American Boys Game. But he missed it due to injury. 

He earned All-USA Boys Basketball Second-Team honors from USA Today High School Sports finishing his senior season at Findley Prep averaging 20.4 points, 8.2 rebounds, and 2.4 blocks per game. 

College Career

Bol joined Oregon as a freshman in the 2018-19 season under head coach Dana Altman. 

Analyst considered him one of the best prospect for the 2019 NBA draft.

He suffered a severe left foot injury on 12 December 2018 against San Diego. His injury ruled him out of the rest of the season.

In January 2019. he announced that he would enter the 2019 NBA draft. 

National Team Career

He was listed on the United States roster for the 2017 FIBA Under-19 Basketball World Cup. He made the roster after competing in training camp. However, head coach John Calipari did not include him on the squad. He has played for the United States junior national select team at the Nike Hoop Summit in April 2018. He drew attention after recording 20 points, 9 rebounds, 6 assists, and 5 steals against Team World.

Who is Bol Bol Dating?

Bol is very young and is dedicated to establishing himself playing basketball. As of early 2019, he is committed to entering the 2019 NBA draft. Thus, he is reportedly single. No rumors about his affairs have surfaced yet. He is focused on his basketball career. 

His father, Manute Bol, the second-tallest player in NBA history, died from kidney disease and complications from the skin disorder Stevens-Johnson syndrome in 2010.

What are Bol Bol's Body Measurements?

Bol Bol stands at a height of 2.21 m i.e. 7 feet and 2 inches tall. He is comparatively one of the taller players. He has a body weight of 235 lbs i.e. 107 kg. He has a wingspan of 2.34 m. He has an athletic body build. He has dark brown eyes and his hair color is black.

What is Bol Bol's Net Worth?

Bol Bol is an aspiring basketball player. He has already announced to enter the 2019 NBA draft. He has a long career ahead of him. Entering the NBA would change his fortune in a short period of time. His main source of income is playing basketball. His net worth is not unavailable at present.