Mohamed Bamba RUMORS & NEWS

Mohamed Bamba

Position Forward
Height 6'11"
Weight 225 lbs
Birthplace Harlem, New York
Current Team Texas
  • Why is Mo Bamba's pre-draft hype rising?

    The Score "No prospect has seen his stock rise as dramatically as Mo Bamba since the draft process started. Luka Doncic and Trae Young both had their time in the spotlight, and Deandre Ayton is the obvious No. 1 pick, but Bamba has gained the most buzz over the last two months. Bamba wowed..." June 17

  • Is Mo Bamba a unicorn, or is he the draft’s most likely bust?

    Pro Basketball Talk "The first time I ever saw Mo Bamba play in person I remember coming away fairly unimpressed. He blocked a few shots and he had the presence in the paint of, as one high-major coach put it, “a dinosaur”, but I distinctly remember sitting next to a longtime scout in a gym..." June 14

  • Mo Bamba's growing case as the best player in this draft

    ESPN "Mohamed Bamba won't be the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft -- the Phoenix Sunshave all but assured Deandre Ayton of that honor -- but it won't be for lack of effort. Perhaps the most enigmatic prospect in this class, Bamba theoretically ticks every box NBA teams are looking..." June 11

  • Mavs To Work Out Mo Bamba On Monday

    Hoops Rumors "The Mavericks will work out Texas center Mohamed Bamba on Monday, Jake Fischer of Sports Illustrated tweets. Bamba has been linked to Dallas in some mock drafts — if he falls to No. 5. He’s zoomed up the draft board and is currently ranked No. 3..." June 08

  • Draft Prospect Mo Bamba Recorded A Faster Sprint Time Than Russell Westbrook Or Dwyane Wade At A Workout

    Uproxx "Whenever anyone discusses the physical gifts possessed by NBA Draft hopeful Mo Bamba, they usually immediately point to his comically large wingspan. Bamba’s wingspan is 7’10 with a 9’7.5 standing reach, which helps the former University of Texas standout’s case as one..." June 06

  • NBA Rumors: Celtics Willing To Send Brown In Return For #5 pick; Mavs want Tatum

    Total Pro Sports "The Boston Celtics are said to be really in love with NBA prospect Mo Bamba and will do whatever to nag him in the upcoming NBA Draft. The Celtics are reportedly interested in trading up to the Dallas Mavericks’ No. 5 spot, but it will come at a hefty price. The rumor hear..." June 04

  • Report: Celtics interested in trading up for Texas' Mo Bamba

    NBC Sports Boston "We have our first of what will surely be many bona fide Celtics trade rumor of the three-day-old offseason. Sean Devaney of The Sporting News reports that the Celtics are interested in trading up in the draft for Texas' 7-foot-1 center Mo Bamba. He's projected..." May 30

  • Mohamed Bamba sets record with 7-10 wingspan

    CBS Sports "Former Texas standout Mohamed Bamba swatted nearly everything in sight for the Longhorns last season, blocking a Big 12 leading 3.7 shots per game as a freshman. Now we have an explanation as to the secret behind his great success. The 7-foot center measured in at the draft combine in..." May 17

  • Mohamed Bamba To Enter 2018 NBA Draft

    Hoops Rumors "Texas freshman Mohamed Bamba has elected to enter the 2018 NBA draft, a source tells Evan Daniels of 247Sports. While Daniels’ report doesn’t specify whether or not Bamba will hire an agent, the young center has confirmed the decision himself and said he won’t be returning to school, so he’ll..." March 20

2017-2018 NBA Draft Projections

# Team Player School/Team
1 Suns DeAndre Ayton Arizona
2 Kings Marvin Bagley III Duke
3 Hawks Luka Doncic Real Madrid
4 Grizzlies Jaren Jackson Jr. Michigan St
5 Mavericks Mohamed Bamba Texas
6 Magic Michael Porter Jr. Missouri
7 Bulls Trae Young Oklahoma
8 Cavaliers* Collin Sexton Alabama
9 Knicks Kevin Knox Kentucky
10 76ers Mikal Bridges Villanova


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