June 19th, 2010
04:26 PM ET

Former NBA player Manute Bol dies at 47

Manute Bol, one of the tallest players in NBA history, died Saturday at the age of 47, a spokeswoman with the University of Virginia Medical Center confirmed to CNN.

The hospital did not disclose the  cause of death.
Bol, who was listed at 7-feet-7  inches tall and 225 pounds, played for the Washington Bullets, Golden  State Warriors, Philadelphia 76ers  and Miami Heat in his 1o-year career.
The native of Sudan was known  during and after his career for his
charity work for his home country.

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  1. Don

    The well can't be capped due to the riser being compromised below the sea floor and the BOP is leaning meaning the riser is in danger of breaking below the sea floor if it falls over. Now eveyrbody stop and think, WHO really caused this mess?? For those who can't thank, it was our great U.S. Government and the MMS department and inspectors who are bought and paid for by Big Oil. It isn't just Obama and his group, it goes WAY back. With this country split by political parties nothing will ever change so everyone continue on with you lives like nothing has happened.

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