The Sixers released the following statement on the passing of Manute Bol:
Philadelphia 76ers President and General Manager Ed Stefanski, on the passing Manute Bol:
"On behalf of the entire Philadelphia 76ers organization, we would like to pass along our deepest and sincerest condolences to the family of Manute during this very difficult time.
"Manute's impact on this city, our franchise and the game of basketball cannot be put into words. He was a person who was continually giving of himself through his generosity and humanitarian efforts in order to make the world around him a much better place, for which he will always be remembered."