Manute Bol Dies: The 10 Best Players in NBA History Over 7-2

June 21st, 2010 by Jon Star Leave a reply »
The basketball world lost a literal and figurative giant overnight when former NBA center Manute Bol passed away in a Charlottesville, Virginia hospital. Bol, who played 10 seasons in the NBA, was one of the tallest men to ever step onto the hardwood. But Bol was more than just an extremely tall African import. The Sudanese center was an enormously important humanitarian to not only his home country, but work he did in the NBA cities he worked in. However, many fans may simply remember Bol for being one of the tallest men they had ever seen. In that regard, it's true but Bol has plenty of company among the 10 best NBA players who stood 7-foot-2 or taller. Begin Slideshow


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