Former NBA Player Manute Bol Dies

Posted: 19th June 2010 by Robert Kelly in NBA
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It has been reported by various news outlets NBA player Manute Bol died early Saturday morning at the University of Virginia Hospital in Charlottesville.   Tom Prichard, the executive director of Sudan Sunrise stated in an e-mail press release that Bol died of complications from Steven-Johnson syndrome.   Sudan Sunrise is a humanitarian group based in Lenexa, Kansas that promotes reconciliation in Sudan. He worked closely with the organization in his post-NBA career.   Bol played professionally with Washington, Golden State, Philadelphia and Miami. He averaged 2.6 points, 4.2 rebounds, 0.3 assists, and 3.3 blocks per game while only playing an average of 18.7 minutes per game. A true specialist, Bol finished his career with totals of 1,599 points, 2,647 rebounds, and 2 ...

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