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    Bol Bol

    Manute Bols son. Lives down in Kansas City. We might need to start looking at this kid.

    Manute Bol's son is now a 6-5 seventh grader


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    Re: Bol Bol

    Did we go after his nephew?


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    Manute Bol lives in KC??? Awesome.



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    Re: Bol Bol

    Manute Bol died a few years ago. After the NBA he became a politician in his native country, Sudan.


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    Re: Bol Bol

    Quote Originally Posted by DistrictCyclone View Post
    Manute Bol lived in KC??? Awesome.
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    Re: Bol Bol

    My wife met him at a restaurant a few years back. She said he was one of the nicest guys she had ever met. I believe he did a lot of charitable stuff in Africa too.

    As a side note, she said he could put his palms flat on the floor as he was sitting in a chair at the restaurant.



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    Re: Bol Bol

    Personally, I'm wondering if we've kept in touch with Cato's son, Xavier..




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    Peter Jok is somehow related to bol and luol deng. Not sure how. Manutes aunts were lime 6'8 and 6'9. There whole tribe in sudan averaged over 7 feet and that included the women


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    Re: Bol Bol

    Quote Originally Posted by Aclone View Post
    Personally, I'm wondering if we've kept in touch with Cato's son, Xavier..
    How old is he?



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    Quote Originally Posted by BuffettClone View Post
    How old is he?
    I think early to mid teens. Not going to go closer than that here.




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    Re: Bol Bol

    Manute could knock down the threes. His son would fit right in CFH's system.



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    Re: Bol Bol

    class of 2018



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    Re: Bol Bol

    Quote Originally Posted by whirlybirds View Post
    Manute Bol died a few years ago. After the NBA he became a politician in his native country, Sudan.
    While he dealt with a number of politicians trying to do things for the people of Sudan, he really wasn't a politician. He literally gave his life trying to help his war-torn country's people to a better life. He moved to KC after his NBA career because of the large Sudanese immigrant settlement there. Des Moines also has a settlement, and he did a lot raising support in Iowa as well. He used all the money he made in the NBA for projects in his home country. On one visit he contracted a disease that he needed to get back to the U.S. for treatment, but delayed leaving to ensure a project was getting done. As a result he couldn't overcome the disease and died from it. This was a very great man. I'd be proud to have his son as a Cyclone, even if it was "just" for an education.



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    "One of the top 5 prospects of the 2018 class"

    7th grade class rankings seem creepy to me.



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    Re: Bol Bol

    Quote Originally Posted by Knownothing View Post
    Manute Bols son. Lives down in Kansas City. We might need to start looking at this kid.

    Manute Bol's son is now a 6-5 seventh grader
    Manute Bol's nephew is also named Bol Bol, he is one of my employees, as he is working PT while going to school. He isn't playing basketball, however, an absolute great guy. I have met Manute's Bol Bol, huge kid,



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