Dikembe Mutombo

Dikembe Mutombo Says Super Teams Don't Exist, NBA's About Mental Toughness!

Dikembe Mutombo is calling cap on anyone who believes the Brooklyn Nets are a super team ... because he tells TMZ Sports no such thing exists!!. We spoke with the legendary big man out at LAX this week ... and when we brought up the fact a lot of stacked rosters like the Brooklyn Nets are out of the playoffs, the Hall of Famer said he isn't on board with calling them -- or anyone else, for that matter -- a "super team."
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Former Sixer Dikembe Mutombo dwarfs Seahawks' D.K. Metcalf in viral photo

Few NBA big men are as beloved as the towering Dikembe Mutombo, whose dominance as a shot blocker and rebounder made him one of the league's most feared court generals over a career that spanned 18 seasons. The Congolese-American is remembered fondly in Philadelphia for his role on the magical...
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No finger waving here: Dikembe Mutombo weighs in on the rebirth of the center

When you think of 1990s NBA, you think of the era of NBA JAM and a time in which the center reigned supreme. Whether it was David Robinson, Hakeem Olajuwon, Shaquille O'Neal, Patrick Ewing, Alonzo Mourning or Dikembe Mutombo, the men in the middle each dominated in their own unique ways.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Jerry West, Dikembe Mutombo receive Legends Awards before NBA All-Star Game in Cleveland ceremony (photos)

CLEVELAND, Ohio — As the NBA celebrates its 75th anniversary, the National Basketball Retired Players Association honored three of its legends Sunday morning at the 22nd NBA Legends Awards. The ceremony, formerly known as the NBA Legends Brunch, was held in the Huntington Bank Convention Center in downtown Cleveland before tonight’s All-Star Game.

4DX Ventures closes second fund with $60M, adds Dikembe Mutombo as senior advisor

The LPs involved are unnamed. They include U.S.-based asset managers, a university endowment, global family offices, tech founders, hedge fund portfolio managers and investors from private equity and venture capital, the firm said. The effort by the New York, Accra and Cairo-based firm, an early investor in African unicorns Flutterwave...

Falcons Joke About Signing 7-2 Hawks Legend Dikembe Mutombo

Arthur Smith is looking for every angle to help his Atlanta Falcons turn the corner. Little wonder, then, that the first-year head coach, talking about blocking kicks, might look straight up to find that angle. "We'd put him on the field-goal and extra-point block," Smith said of signing Dikembe Mutombo....

Falcons coach Arthur Smith jokingly offers tryout chance to Dikembe Mutombo

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Atlanta Falcons coach Arthur Smith loves basketball. He grew up in Memphis, watched the game his whole life. So every once in a while during his press conferences, a basketball analogy comes into his vernacular. Such was the case on Monday, when he jokingly suggested a...

Bill Russell's Epic Message To Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Shaquille O'Neal, David Robinson, Dikembe Mutombo And Alonzo Mourning: "I Would Kick Your A**."

Bill Russell is the biggest winner in NBA history, collecting 11 championships during his honored career. The Boston Celtics legend was a tremendous competitor. Even though the competition wasn't that hard for him, Bill knew how to win and did with unmatched consistency. After his career was over, Russell kept...

NBA Legend Dikembe Mutombo Encourages Vaccinations in DeKalb

NBA legend Dikembe Mutombo is at Stonecrest Mall today where approximately 1,900 people are receiving COVID-19 vaccinations during an event sponsored by DeKalb County Government today. “This about saving lives,” Mutombo said. “We want to keep our community strong. We can beat COVID-19.”. Mutombo is taking photos with people, signing...