Manute Bol

Basketball Player

Birthday October 16, 1962

Birth Sign Libra

Birthplace Turalei, South Sudan

DEATH DATE Jun 19, 2010 (47)

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Sudanese Basketball player who was one of the tallest to ever play the game at almost 7'7". He led the NBA in blocks in 1986 with the Washington Bullets and 1989 with the Golden State Warriors.

Before Fame

His mother and father were 6'10" and 6'8", respectively.


He averaged more blocked shots per game than points during his career.

Family Life

He was born in Turalei, South Sudan. He had ten kids, four of which were with his second wife Ajok Deng.

Associated With

His son Bol Bol also became a talented basketball player.