In the modern world, it would take guts and courage to recreate an iconic symbol, whether a scene or an image. Before making their G-League debut, Tacko Fall and Tremont Waters had their hands on something that was left untouched for more than three decades.

A Bleacher Report article shared an ESPN’s tweet where the 7-foot-5 giant was showing his new threads for the camera when they thought of doing a remake of the iconic image of Manute Bol and Muggsy Bogues. Tremont Waters, who happens to be the smallest

player in their team, gladly obliged

The point guard out of Louisiana State may be seven-inches taller than the 5-foot-3 Bogues but the difference in height is still visible. Tacko, on the other hand, stands just the same as the Sudanese hero if he’s wearing the right shoes.

The post, though, didn’t escape the eyes of observant followers as they noticed the unusual angle of how the photo was taken.



There were some who have seen and suggested another reenactment starring other players.

That – of course – is an edited image.


Others can’t believe the durability of the older Bol with his frame and how rugged the game was played during his era, as well as Bogues’ stature.



The photo may have made lady luck smile on the Main Red Claws on their debut game in the G-League as the Boston Celtics’ affiliate team beat Delaware Blue Coats, 148-125. Waters led the team with his 28 points, including 7-of-11 from downtown with four rebounds, three assists and a steal.

Fall, on the other hand, churned a double-double with 13 points and 11 rebounds. The UCF standout added three blocks, an assist and a steal to cap the victory for the Red Claws. His match-up with 7-foot-4 Christ Koumadje became of the main attractions of the game with two of the tallest players in G-League posting up one another. The 23-year old from Chad was Sixers’ Ben Simmons’ teammate back in Montverde Academy in Orlando.

Both players are in a two-way contract so this won’t be the only time we’re going to see these two together with matching threads. Celtics fans are hoping to have these two a part of Boston’s roster, especially Fall who showed his shot-blocking prowess in the Summer League, and more than the photo that went viral, they have something more to show and prove.

tacko fall Tacko Fall #55 of the Boston Celtics stands on the court during a game against the Memphis Grizzlies during the 2019 NBA Summer League at the Thomas & Mack Center on July 11, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ethan Miller/Getty Images