Mutombo to cheer you up now that the NBA season is over

Are you already missing Draymond Green and LeBron James going at one another verbally and physically? What about Steph Curry’s silky-smooth shot or the Cleveland Cavaliers bringing home the city’s first major sports title in over 50 years? The 2015-16 NBA season was certainly one to remember, and ABC late night host Jimmy Kimmel and his lovable sidekick/usher Guillermo are...
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9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dikembe Mutombo sang a catchy song about himself with Jimmy Kimmel

Like the NFL, the NBA is now in a bit of a down period. The Cavaliers are champions, the draft is in the books and free agency is still a few weeks away. As a result, NBA fans are probably a little bit sad -- especially those cranky Celtics fans.Fear not, Dikembe Mutombo is here to save the day and cheer the downers up. He sang this glorious song with Jimmy Kimmel and Aloe Blacc...
Via Fox Sports
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dikembe Mutombo didn’t give Bismack Biyombo permission for finger wag

Bismack Biyombo has been dominating the glass and blocking shots the past couple games like Dikembe Mutombo used to do on the regular. He’s also adopted Mutombo’s finger wag after blocks and said he had Mutombo’s permission and blessing to use it. Bismack Biyombo on his 'big brother' Dikembe Mutombo, and getting permission to do the 'finger wag' #Raptors
Via Sportsnaut
May 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Mutombo tweet about 76ers winning draft lottery raises suspicions

Did Dikembe Mutombo have inside information when he tweeted congratulations to the Philadelphia 76ers on winning the top overall pick nearly three and a half hours prior to the NBA Draft Lottery? That's what many are wondering. At 4:36 pm ET, Mutombo tweeted a photo of himself in a 76ers jersey alongside Allen Iverson, who was Philadelphia's No. 1 overall pick in 1996. His message...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Dikembe Mutombo Congratulates Philadelphia 76ers On No. 1 Pick They Haven’t Won Yet

The NBA Draft Lottery is at 8:00 PM ET tonight, meaning that, as far as we know, nobody has a clue who is going to be awarded the No. 1 overall pick. That is, except former NBA star Dikembe Mutombo. Mutombo, who played for six different franchises in his career, took to Twitter Tuesday afternoon to congratulate the Philadelphia 76ers on winning the lottery. He posted a photo of himself...
Via College Spun
May 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Dikembe Mutombo congratulates 76ers for No. 1 pick…before lottery

NBA legend Dikembe Mutombo tweeted out a congratulatory message to the Philadelphia 76ers Tuesday, hours before the Draft Lottery was to take place. Here's Dikembe Mutombo congratulating @Sixers for top pick...before the lottery. He took this down not long — Sportsnaut (@Sportsnaut) May 17, 2016 Now, either Mutombo isn’t aware of how the...
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May 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Dikembe Mutombo details experience at Brussels Airport

Former NBA player Dikembe Mutombo was at Brussels Airport in Zaventem on Tuesday when the city was hit by terrorist attacks that left 31 dead and 300 injured. Mutombo, who is one of the most charitable athletes of his time, was at the airport looking to connect flights after doing some humanitarian work in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Mutombo told ESPN’s Lindsay Czarniak...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Dikembe Mutombo at airport during Brussels attack, is safe

Former NBA center Dikembe Mutombo was in Brussels Airport on Tuesday when a terrorist attack killed about 10 people and wounded 100 more. Mutombo posted to Facebook twice in the hours after the attacks to assure his fans he was safe. Mutombo did not indicate why he was in Belgium, but the 10-time All-Star and recent Hall of Fame inductee travels frequently for humanitarian work...
Via The Comeback
March 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Dikembe Mutombo teared up when Hawks announced franchise will retire his jersey

By David Kenyon Dikembe Mutombo was already celebrating a tremendous honor, but the NBA legend didn’t know “Dikembe Mutombo Day” was about to get better. According to Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta Hawks CEO Steve Koonin announced the franchise will retire Mutombo’s No. 55 jersey during the 2015 campaign. The news surprised Mutombo, who...
Via Sportsnaut
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Mutombo blocks Bill Clinton's view of All-Star Game

By Gordon Dixon The West defeated the East 163-158 in the highest scoring all-star game in NBA history on Sunday. Russell Westbrook put on a show, taking home MVP honors. Pau and Marc Gasol became the first brothers to start against each other in the game’s history. It was a spectacle to be seen in New York City. Among those on hand to take in the evening was former president...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

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