- Abiodun Adegoke has set the entire internet space agog after showing off his height
- The Nigerian teenage basketballer is already two inches taller than the legendary Manute
- Footage has surfaced online showing Adegoke holding off the defence and dunking the ball without jumping
A sensational video has sent the social media space ablaze as a 7-foot-9-inch basketballer Abiodun Adegoke is seen dunking the ball with both feet still planted firmly on the court.
Despite still being a teenager, Adegoke is already two inches taller than the legendary Manute Bol who was the tallest player to ever play in the National Basketball Association.
A video of him that surfaced online has basketball fans calling for college and NBA teams to snap him up as they believe he has genuine talent.
Another video which shows Adegoke working out in the United Arab Emirates, he receives the ball in the paint and has the physicality to hold off the defence before dunking the ball.
While the smaller player simply lays up his shot, the tall Adegoke performs his signature move by dunking the ball without jumping.
Fans on social media are already head-over-heels in love with him, although many continue to question his age.
The basketballer’s exact age still remains unknown with some media claiming he is 17 while others insist he is much older. Either way, Adegoke has certainly drawn the attention of basketball fans thanks to his size.
Meanwhile, in other sport-related news, Briefly.co.za reported the Kaizer Chiefs don't seem to be faring very well in their recent matches. Over the last few weeks, Gavin Hunt has been called out by fans while the players were dubbed cows by upset fans, which is why it is no wonder the team may be looking to make some replacements.
According to a source close to the team, the team's management is looking to recruit a number of new players once their two-year-long ban from buying new players is lifted, this will be taking place in July this year.
Among the players Chiefs have their eyes on are Sipho Mbule of SuperSport United, Phathutshedzo Nange of Stellenbosch, Brandon Pieterson, who currently isn't attached to a teamas well as Bradley Grobler, Leletu Skelem of Stellenbosch‚ the Swallows duo of Kgaogelo Sekgota.
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Source: Briefly News