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5-Star C Adem Bona Commits to UCLA over Kentucky

UCLA received a massive boost to its 2022 recruiting class Monday with a commitment from 5-star center Adem Bona.

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Just in: 5-star prospect Adem Bona — a 6-foot-10 big man — chooses between Kentucky and UCLA. <a href=""></a>

Bona is ranked as the No. 19 overall player and the fifth-best center among the 2022 group in 247Sports' composite rankings. The Prolific Prep standout is also rated as the No. 3 recruit out of California.

The 18-year-old Nigerian moved to Turkey as a teenager and rose to prominence while playing for the Turkish youth national team at the FIBA U-16 European Championship in 2019.