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Mo Bamba sets Combine record with 7'10

5 days ago   |   By Yardbarke

Move over, Rudy Gobert. There's a new record for length at the NBA combine. And that record belongs to Texas' Mo Bamba.With a wingspan of 7'10”, Bamba breaks Gobert's record of 7'8″, per DraftExpress. In his lone season at Texas, the big man would average 12.9 points and 10.5 rebounds per game. But his biggest attribute would be shot-blocking, as Bamba would turn away 3.7 shots per contest. Of course, it's going to be all about how he develops going forward. He's already a top prospect in the NBA Draft. Most mocks have him going anywhere between No. 5 and No. 7.But shot-blocking can only...
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Pistons using VR with guard prospects at NBA combine

5 days ago   |   By TheScore

The interview process at the NBA draft combine can be grueling for prospects, as they shuffle between teams and front-office personnel, being questioned about everything from the proper read in a pick-and-roll to what their favorite childhood food item was. The Detroit Pistons decided to really spice things up while also taking a step into the next generation of technology, adding virtual-reality training to the sessions with a crop of guard prospects during their interviews. "They did a virtual reality where I was like in the headphones and goggles and I was making plays - see if you made...
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NBA Combine 2018: Prospects Who Boosted Their Stock After Thursday's Drills

5 days ago   |   By Bleacher Report

Not every portion of the NBA combine is revelatory. For instance, Mohamed Bamba has a jaw-dropping 7'10" wingspan -but we already knew he was massive...
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