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Darren Rovell Reveals How Much Bol Bol Lost After Falling In NBA Draft

Bol Bol

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JUNE 20: NBA Prospect Bol Bol looks on before the start of the 2019 NBA Draft at the Barclays Center on June 20, 2019 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)

On Thursday night, one of the biggest names in the NBA draft found himself falling down team's draft boards.

As the first round of the draft came and went, former Oregon standout Bol Bol didn't hear his name called. The son of Manute Bol, Bol entered the draft as a potential lottery pick, but fell out of the first round.

After falling in the draft, Bol's bank account took a significant hit.

According to business insider Darren Rovell, Bol was in line for $3.9 million before his fall cost him millions.

"At a projected pick of No. 20, Bol Bol would have received a $3.9 million guarantee. A team that picks him in the second round can choose to guarantee him something, but they don’t have to," Rovell reported after the draft.

There were several issues that precipitated his fall, according to one NBA insider.

Bol slipped as teams had concerns about his medicals and work ethic stemming from his time in AAU ball. The five-star recruit missed the end of the 2018-19 season with an injury.

"Bol Bol's medicals are not good, I'm told. The feedback on him wasn't great either," Chris Fedor reported.

The Denver Nuggets traded for Bol after he was selected by the Miami Heat at No. 44.