Former NBA player Manute Bol died earlier today. According to TMZ, former NBA star Manute Bol died earlier today due to kidney failure. They say that Manute was hospitalized in Virginia back in May of this year after suffering acute kidney failure. Manute Bol was 47 years old,and best known for being one of the tallest players to ever play in the NBA.
He played in the NBA from 1985-1994,and was one of the best shot blockers in the league. Manute was very involved in charities in his native Sudan. He donated an estimated $3.5 million to help aid Sudanese refugees. Manute Bol stood at 7 feet 7 inches,and weighed in at 225 pounds.
Manute was drafted by the Washington Bullets in the 1985 NBA Draft. He ended playing for three other teams the Golden State Warriors,Philadelphia 76ers,and the Miami Heat. You can read the story at TMZ. Get the best stuff at the lowest prices by Clicking Here.