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The former Texas center has as much potential as any prospective NBA draft lottery pick, but to reach it he will have to remake his game and his body. That means tons of jumpers, thousands of calories, intense workouts, and even the random game of chess.

The 7-foot former University of Texas center was busy working with Drew Hanlen, the man Bamba hopes will help transform his game […] With Hanlen’s help, Bamba set out to improve three key areas of his embryonic offensive game: low-post moves, mid-post moves, and shooting […] The rough idea is to model Bamba’s game after Joel Embiid’s, another Hanlen client who had come through that very same gym a few years earlier.

via John Gonzalez, The Ringer

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