Washington Wizards: 5 options for pick No. 9 in 2019 NBA Draft

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1. Bol Bol

This one may come as a surprise, but Bol Bol is the type of player we have never seen before. Despite his stress fracture foot injury, a 7’2″ player with a 7’7″ wingspan is rare enough, but Bol can shoot and pass like a point guard, and can even handle the ball a little bit. He is the type of player who could change the game of basketball, much like the 7’3″ Kristaps Porzingis.

Though Bol only played nine games at the University of Oregon, the tools are all there and with Wall out for some if not all of this season, the Wizards can afford to take their time with Bol’s return.


Bol’s impact will not be felt immediately by any means. The coaching staff will have to learn how to use a player like him, he will have to fully heal the foot injury and Wall may have to adjust his style in the pick-and-roll.

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Regardless, if Bol were healthy, he would be talked about in the top three discussion with Barrett and Ja Morant solely based on his skills. Teams let Michael Porter Jr. fall to No. 14 in last year’s draft, but Bol’s skill-set would be something that the league has yet to see and is 100 percent worth waiting for.