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Mo Bamba Apparently Ran Faster Than Russell Westbrook And John Wall In Workout


Well this is sure to turn a few GM's heads leading up to this year's NBA Draft.

Texas center Mo Bamba has slowly been rising on everyone's draft boards as we inch closer and closer to draft night, as Bamba has been one of the most impressive prospects physically to attend this year's combine.

In his lone season at Texas, the 6'11 center averaged 12.9 points, 10.5 rebounds -- 3.2 of them offensive -- and a whopping 3.7 blocks per game, which are insane stats alone, and made Bamba a top 5 prospect in this year's draft.

When looking at his college career by itself, it wouldn't be that hard to imagine a team in the top 5 picking Bamba, even if he didn't attend the draft combine this year. But because he did, Mo may have raised his draft stock considerably.

Not only did the center break the record for the longest wingspan ever recorded (7'10) at the combine, previously held by the Utah Jazz's Rudy Gobert, according to K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune, Bamba also managed to record a 3.04 second three-quarter-court sprint. Not only is that amazing for a center his size, it also beats out times set by some of the fastest guards in the league when they were rookies, including Russell Westbrook and John Wall.

With more and more impressive numbers from Bamba coming out of team workouts leading up to the draft, don't be surprised to see Mo's face early on during draft proceedings.