Former Oregon Duck Bol Bol was caught on video leaving a night club just a couple days prior to the NBA Draft, showing he may not entirely be entirely focused on becoming a professional athlete.
Bol going out and partying has to immediately raise some red flags for NBA teams as Bol is still recovering from the foot injury he suffered during his freshman season.
On the other hand, this TMZ video may be a sign that Bol is close to being ready for NBA team activities and the foot could be recovering better than expected.
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The tall center is the son of former NBA player Manute Bol who was 7 feet, 7 inches tall and weighed only slightly above 200 pounds. Manute was one of the tallest players to ever play and tragically died at age 47. (RELATED: Shooting Breaks Out At Warriors Championship Parade)
Manute’s son Bol is a prized draft prospect because of his similar size and athleticism to his father, standing at seven feet, two inches, and weighing in at 235 pounds.
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Bol should be cautious when it comes to putting pressure on his foot as other front-court players like former No. 1 pick Greg Oden have had shortened careers due to knee and foot injuries.
At only 19 years old, Bol’s potential may still outweigh the concerns for some NBA front offices. Good news for Bol is that we have seen other players like Philadelphia 76ers star Joel Embiid overcome foot problems and dominate.