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Manute Bol, former Washington Bullet: 1962-2010

The shot-blocking giant, one of the NBA's tallest players at 7-7, succumbed to complications from a rare skin disease at 47, a relative said.

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Former Washington Bullet was a singular force in the NBA
Article | Manute Bol, who became a basketball sensation in the 1980s as a skeletally thin shot-blocking giant with the Washington Bullets and other professional teams, and who devoted his post-basketball life to improving the lot of his fellow natives of Sudan, died June 19 at the University of Virginia...

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