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Bamba to spread wings in Orlando as No. 6 pick

ESPN - 22 Jun 2018
Texas center Mo Bamba, who touts an NBA draft combine-record 7-foot-10 wingspan, was taken by the Orlando Magic with the sixth pick in Thursday's NBA draft. Bamba, who has celebrated his New York roots while in Brooklyn at the Barclays Center, has ...
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Ayton impresses in strong showing against Mo Bamba

ESPN - 10 Jul 2018
LAS VEGAS -- No. 1 overall pick Deandre Ayton's series of matchups against the other big men drafted in this year's lottery continued Monday, as Ayton's Phoenix Suns took on No. 6 overall pick Mohamed Bamba and the Orlando Magic. Although Ayton got ...
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Deandre Ayton scores 17, grabs 13 boards; Mo Bamba kept in check

ESPN - 10 Jul 2018
Another full day of basketball Monday, highlighted by Ayton against Orlando's Mo Bamba in a matchup of unbeaten teams, was the third game in four days for the 20 teams in action at the NBA summer league. The games are shorter than a regular NBA game ...
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Magic hold Mo Bamba, Jonathan Isaac out from Thursday's game

Orlando Sentinel - 13 Jul 2018
LAS VEGAS — Citing “general soreness” following more than a week's worth of practices and games, the Orlando Magic decided to hold out rookie center Mo Bamba and second-year forward Jonathan Isaac from their NBA Summer League game Thursday ...
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Morning Tip Q&A: Mohamed Bamba - 09 Jul 2018
Kristaps Porzingis begat Joel Embiid, who begat this year's group of young big men who have grown up facing the basket rather than with their backs to it. Among the most intriguing of the 2018 Draft class is Mo Bamba, the 20-year-old from Texas via ...
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Mo Bamba shows flashes of potential in Magic debut

Orlando Sentinel - 07 Jul 2018
LAS VEGAS — Orlando Magic officials think rookie Mo Bamba embodies one of the NBA's major trends. Bamba, a 7-foot center with an IQ as impressive as his massive wingspan, has the raw ability to become a star two-way player — someone who can stand ...
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Life without Mo Bamba might not be bleak for Texas

San Antonio Express-News - 26 Jun 2018
AUSTIN – Mo Bamba ducked through the locker room doorway and ambled toward Shaka Smart, who was in the midst of explaining to a tangle of cameras and microphones what went wrong for Texas in its first-round NCAA tournament loss to Nevada.
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Mohamed Bamba

ESPN (blog) - 24 Jun 2018
Deandre Ayton outplayed fellow top rookie Mo Bamba, marking the second time in three Las Vegas Summer League games that the Suns rookie has shown he is up to the task of performing like a top overall draft pick. about 11 days ago | Associated Press ...
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Mo Bamba is excited for his summer league debut

Orlando Sentinel - 06 Jul 2018
Bamba, the 2018 NBA Draft's sixth overall pick, will face a challenge from the get-go. He likely will match up against second-year center Jarrett Allen, who showed significant promise as a rookie and fared well in four games against the Magic last season.
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NBA rookie shoots down wannabe girlfriend on social media

New York Post - 25 Jun 2018
Orlando Magic rookie Mo Bamba isn't here for hangers-on. After being selected sixth in Thursday's NBA draft, the 7-foot-1 center shot down chatter he was involved with a young woman, after the Instagram user posted a photo of the two, leaving followers ...
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Magic sign No. 6 pick Mo Bamba to his rookie contract

Chicago Daily Herald - 03 Jul 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Mo Bamba has signed his rookie deal with the Orlando Magic. The No. 6 pick in the draft is expected to play with the Magic in the NBA Summer League when it begins in Las Vegas starting this week. Bamba will earn about $5 million in his ...
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Magic's Jeff Weltman previews free agency, discusses Mo Bamba

Orlando Sentinel - 26 Jun 2018
The Orlando Sentinel caught up with Jeff Weltman, the team's president of basketball operations, and asked him about the upcoming free-agency period. Weltman also fielded questions about the team's first-round draft pick, center Mohamed Bamba from the ...

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