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 Posted: Mon Nov 18th, 2019 02:03 pm
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'18-'19 POTY, 1st Ballot HOFer

Joined: Thu Jan 31st, 2008
Location: Spread Eagle, Wisconsin USA
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WongLee wrote: Franchise wrote: Didn’t Bol have some gruesome shin breaks or am I thinking of someone else?Not Bol. Actually, he was pretty much injury free his whole NBA career.
Being from CT, we saw a lot of Manute Bol.  He played for a very low level pro team in Bridgeport before the NBA, and he was around Stamford quite frequently (as was Eddie Lee Wilkins).  Bol's forearms at that time were smaller than mine, and I'm only 5'11".  He looked like somebody that absolutely would get killed by the first elbow he took to the chest.  Yet he bulked up and became a really good player overall - he had a lot to offer to basketball.  This kid needs to bulk up overall, and once he starts getting fed five times a day he will.

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