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Bismack Biyombo leads Basketball Without Borders to Angola

Bismack Biyombo will lead the NBA contingent to Angola for the first time ever for the Basketball Without Borders camp beginning next week. Bismack Biyombo will lead a group of NBA players, legends and coaches to the first ever Basketball Without Borders camp in Angola. Biyombo, a native of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, […] Bismack Biyombo leads Basketball Without Borders...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
2 days ago

Biyombo to Participate in Basketball Without Borders in Angola

Newly signed Orlando Magic big man Bismack Biyombo and team head of pro scouting Harold Ellis will be among the participating NBA and FIBA figures at the first Basketball without Borders (BWB) Africa Camp in Angola. It will be held August 31st through September 3rd at Pavilhão Multiusos do Kilamba in Luanda for the top 87 boys and girls from 27 African countries. Biyombo –...
Via Magic Basketball Online
3 days ago

Dikembe Mutombo doesn’t mind Michael Phelps, Lilly King using his finger wag

Dikembe Mutombo’s signature finger wag has experienced a resurgence amongst American swimmers at this year’s Summer Olympic Games in Rio. Fortunately, they appear to have the blessing of the four-time Defensive Player of the Year. Mutombo came out on Friday and said that he’s cool with Michael Phelps, who waved his finger at South African rival Chad le Clos after beating him...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Grading The Deal: Bismack Biyombo Signs With Magic For $72M

Bismack Biyombo proved his value with the Toronto Raptors on a two-year, $10 million deal that contained a player option and he cashed in with the Orlando Magic on a four-year, $72 million deal. The Charlotte Hornets declined to extend a qualifying offer to Biyombo just a year ago and now he returns to the Southeast Division on an annual contract value of $18 million. Biyombo was...
Via RealGM - NBA
July 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Biyombo suspended without pay for first game of 2016-17

Per Jeff Zillgitt of USA Today, Toronto Raptors Center Bismack Biyombo has been suspended without pay for the first game of the 2016-17 season after picking up his fourth flagrant foul in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Biyombo was issued his fourth flagrant foul of the playoffs, a flagrant-1, during the game on May 27 after he elbowed Cavaliers...
Via The Sports Daily
June 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Biyombo willing to take discount to stay in Toronto

With his shot-erasing, rebound-munching, rim-running ways this postseason, Raptors big man Bismack Biyombo has played himself into a nice payday for his impending unrestricted free agency in the summer. But as it turns out, Biyombo may be willing to leave it all on the table in order to come back to Toronto next season. On Monday, Biyombo said that he wants to return to the Raptors...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 30, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bismack Biyombo opens up about growing up in DRC

The story of Bismack Biyombo is nothing if not inspirational. Growing up in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), he knew extreme poverty to a scale in which most Americans cannot begin to fathom. Walking to school with his younger brothers and sister, they were without shoes for the 45-minute to one-hour one-way treck. His parents and all the other men and women would wake up...
Via Sportsnaut
May 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Bismack Biyombo’s emergence is a big problem for the Raptors in free agency

Before the Toronto Raptors took on the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference Finals, Bismack Biyombo was simply a quality depth guy the Raptors had a borderline sure shot at bringing back. Not anymore. Biyombo has been the MVP for the Raptors in the ECF with Jonas Valanciunas injured, grabbing 26 and 14 rebounds over Toronto’s last two wins and seven total blocked shots...
Via The Sports Daily
May 24, 2016  |  Discuss

How Bismack Biyombo has turned into a playoff monster

“Who?” At the beginning of this season, this was probably the most common response to the mention of the name “Bismack Biyombo.” A first round selection (seventh overall) by Sacramento in 2011, Biyombo never played for the Kings, instead beginning his career with the Charlotte Bobcats.  Although his play was acceptable, it certainly was not deserving of the seventh...
Via The Sports Quotient
May 23, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bismack Biyombo destroys Amar’e Stoudemire on dunk

Heat center Amar’e Stoudemire could be playing in his final season in the NBA, and unfortunately, was put on a poster by Bismack Biyombo during Monday night’s game. Biyombo found himself in the right place in the right time, when a loose ball rolled right in front of him. He scooped it up, set himself and then went up to attempt a powerful jam over Stoudemire. It’s safe to...
Via The Sports Daily
May 09, 2016  |  Discuss

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