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Who has the longest wingspan in NBA history?

Orlando Magic rookie Mo Bamba has a 7'10" wingspan, but he's no Manute Bol.
Orlando Magic rookie Mo Bamba has a 7'10" wingspan, but he's no Manute Bol.

Unofficially, it is the late, great Manute Bol, who stood 7’7” tall and measured a reported 8’6” wingspan from fingertip-to-tip.

 

But since the NBA draft combine began recording wingspan stats in 2000, the longest is incoming Orlando Magic rookie Mo Bamba (pictured below), who is 7’¾” and has a 7’10” wingspan. To offer some perspective, we've included the wingspan of several other well-known NBA players.

 

Orlando Magic are reportedly close to hiring Scott Skiles as new head coach

The NBA’s head coach carousel looked like it might wait for Tom Thibodeau’s fate to be known, before it started turning. Now, not so much — suitor teams like the Orlando Magic and New Orleans Pelicans appear to be moving on in their searches, all but refusing to give the Chicago Bulls draft compensation for the right to Thibodeau’s contract.

 

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