Manute Bol, former NBA player, dies at 47
Sudan Sunrise executive director Tom Prichard, said in an e-mail that the 7-foot-6 Bol died at the University of Virginia Hospital in Charlottesville.
Bol played 10 seasons in the NBA and later worked with Sudan Sunrise, a humanitarian group based in Lenexa, Kan., that promotes reconciliation in Sudan. Bol played in the NBA with Washington, Golden State, Philadelphia and Miami.
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-- Associated Press
Photo: Manute Bol, left, guards Patrick Ewing during a 1993 game. Credit: Associated Press