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Longhorn star records freakishly long wingspan at NBA Combine

Former Texas Longhorns center Mohamed Bamba, who stands 6-foot-11 with a 7-foot, 10-inch wingspan, is expected to be selected early in the 2018 NBA draft June 21.
Former Texas Longhorns center Mohamed Bamba, who stands 6-foot-11 with a 7-foot, 10-inch wingspan, is expected to be selected early in the 2018 NBA draft June 21. AP file

Mohamed Bamba is a physical marvel.

At the NBA Combine, on Wednesday, the former Texas Longhorn was measured with a 7-foot-10 wingspan. That was the top measurement at the showcase..

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Bamba also might be selected higher if Luka Doncic actually pulls out of this year's NBA Draft.

On Tuesday night at the NBA Draft Lottery, the Mavericks dropped to the fifth pick. And many experts believe that Bamba could end up in Dallas.

Instead of just cheering for his Longhorns, Texas journalism student Ariea Bastami raps about them. Watch his latest Longhorn-themed rap about head coach Shaka Smart, Mo Bamba, Andrew Jones and other key members of the burnt orange basketball team

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