Bol told reporters that it was a little rough at first to wait for his name to be called. "He's 7'2" and 208 pounds, so skinny as can be. Bol played just nine games for OR this past season before suffering an ankle injury in mid-December. Still, the 19-year-old native of Khartoum, Sudan, averaged 21 points, 9.6 rebounds and 2.7 blocks.
He's clearly a high-upside guy, but will he ever reach his potential? All the long-term planning for Bol's role on a title-contending Nuggets team starts with his foot being healed.
The 2019 NBA Draft may not have gone exactly how Bol Bol had planned, but he will now have the opportunity to prove all of the doubters wrong as he begins the next chapter of his career. "My plan is hopefully play this season, but it's up to my team if they want to just focus on me getting stronger".
"Now if you're Bol Bol, the 7'2" OR standout who is the son of the late Manute Bol last night was a moment you store in your memory banks and use it as fuel to motivate you.
Bol said he has yet to play 5-on-5. As such, it will be hard for many teams to justify committing a high selection here when considering the risk attached.
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Bol Bol's college career was cut short just a couple days into January after he received news of a non-displaced fracture of the navicular bone in his left foot.
"I've been dreaming this for my whole life and it feels pretty good", Bol said on ESPN after being selected.
This is by no means a bad thing-in fact, that hunger to get back on the court is great thing-but it does mean that similar to MPJ, the Nuggets front office needs to handle the Bol situation with kid gloves. The Nuggets won 54 games last season and fell just one game short of a Western Conference Finals appearance. The traits and skill set that he possesses could make him a second-round steal.
Porter was considered a top-five selection before a back injury limited him to three games at Missouri in 2017-18. Connelly said Porter is looking as good as the Nuggets have seen him.
We had no expectations headed into this draft and Tim Connelly once again overachieved.