What is Adem Bona's Wingspan?

Last Modified Jun 1, 2024 05:36 GMT
Adem Bona's Wingspan
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Adem Bona is a Nigerian basketball player who plays for the UCLA Bruins men's basketball team as part of the Pac-12 Conference. Initially playing football in Nigeria, Bona made a switch to basketball due to his enormous height. Through online platforms, he was discovered by a Turkish coach. Bona, at the age of 13, moved to Turkey to play for Istanbul Basket and later, Pinar Karsiyaka. His performance on Turkish teams led him to move to the United States to play high school basketball at Prolific Prep. By the end of his high school career, Bona was a widely known 5-star recruit.


Bona committed to play college basketball for the University of California, Los Angeles. As a part of the Bruins basketball team, Bona quickly made an impact as a defensive machine. Over his period at UCLA, Bona earned multiple accolades. During his freshman year, Bona was declared Pac-12 Freshman of the Year and was named to the Pac-12 All-Defensive team. In his sophomore year was named to the All-Pac-12 First Team and won the Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year award. Ending his career ranked 6th on UCLA’s all-time blocks with 115 total blocks, Bona ended his college career and has declared for the 2024 NBA draft.


Adem Bona Wingspan

As per the results from the 2024 NBA draft combine, Adem Bona has a wingspan of 7 feet and 3.75 inches. He has a standing reach of 9 feet. While this was amongst the top 10 largest wingspans in this draft class, there are centers in the draft class that record larger wingspans, the largest being 7 feet and 10.75 inches by Zach Edey.


Bona was projected to be a 2nd round pick before the draft combine but his impressive performance at the combine may have led his draft stock to have risen.


Adem Bona Height

Bona measured 6 feet and 8.25 inches in height at the Draft combine. This measurement was taken without the player wearing shoes. Missi’s dominating height coupled with an imposing wingspan make him a valuable ring protector and an inside paint presence for any team in the NBA.


Adem Bona Weight

Adem Bona has a weight of 243.2 pounds or 110 Kgs. This weight was measured to be the 6th most in the draft class of 2024 and 6th among centers in the draft class.

FAQ's On Adem Bona's Wingspan

A. Adem Bona was born on March 28, 2003, and is 21 years old.

A. Adem Bona played college basketball for the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

A. Adem played the position of a center for the UCLA Bruins. 

A. Adem Bona was born in Lagos, Nigeria. He moved to Turkey at the age of 13 to play basketball.

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