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Hassan Whiteside's defense as of late: great or overrated?

Hassan Whiteside has been very entertaining to watch this NBA season, and his recent dominance on defense has not gone unnoticed. The Miami Heat center is a favorite to win the Defensive Player of the Year award, and is averaging an incredible 4 blocks per game, the highest average since Dikembe Mutombo during the 1995-96 season. He currently has 38 more blocks on the year than...
Via The Sports Quotient
December 25, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dikembe Mutombo kills the Stanky Legg at NBA holiday party

Dikembe Mutombo may have only spent his first five seasons in Denver, Colorado, but he will always be a fan favorite thanks to the Nuggets 1-8 upset over the Seattle Supersonics. No matter what happens from now on, that series will forever go down as one of the greatest moments in franchise history. For nearly three decades, Mutombo has been gracing NBA fans with his joyful, exuberant...
Via Mile High Sports
December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

No-no-no more No. 55 in Atlanta -- Hawks retire Mutombo's No.

ATLANTAThe Atlanta Hawks retired Dikembe Mutombo's No. 55 jersey Tuesday night to honor the longtime shot blocker's Hall of Fame enshrinement.Mutombo signed as a free agent in 1996 to make Atlanta the second stop on an 18-year career he spent with five other teams.''I don't think I ever thought my jersey would be retired,'' Mutombo told reporters after his jersey was hung from the...
Via Associated Press
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Dikembe Mutombo has great reaction to news of Hawks jersey retirement (Video)

On Tuesday, it was announced that fabled finger-wagging figure Dikembe Mutombo would be honored by the Atlanta Hawks and have his No. 55 jersey lifted to the rafters in Philips Arena next November. Mutombo's No. 55 will be retired during Nov. 24 game vs. Celtics on TNT. — Chris Vivlamore (@CVivlamoreAJC) September 1, 2015 For the Hawks, it’s a wonderful gesture for a player...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 02, 2015  |  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

Dikembe in 2001: Who want to go to LA with me?

The 2001 NBA playoffs provided Sixers fans with a lifetime of memories. Dikembe Mutombo's joyous interview after game 7 against the Bucks was certainly one. The post Dikembe Mutombo In 2001: Who Want To Go To L.A. With Me? appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Alonzo Mourning confirms “Who wants to sex Mutombo?”

Alonzo Mourning confirms one of the greatest urban legends in NBA history. WHO WANTS TO SEX MUTOMBO is very real (and it worked). The post Alonzo Mourning Confirms Dikembe Mutombo’s “Who Wants To Sex Mutombo?” Pickup Line appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

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

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....Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Dikembe Mutombo plays 'Marco Polo' with Jimmy Kimmel (Video)

NBA legend Dikembe Mutombo was a surprise guest on Thursday night's special primetime episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live in a segment where they played their own version of "Marco Polo".Jimmy put on the blindfold and shouted "Dikembe!" while Mutombo would shout "Mutombo!" from his various hiding spots. Video via Jimmy Kimmel Live. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Follow us...
Via Holdout Sports
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Dikembe Mutombo denies ever saying ‘Who wants to sex Mutombo?’ (video)

In an instance of extreme and utter disappointment to fans of legendary Internet tales everywhere, former NBA great Dikembe Mutombo denied during an interview that he ever uttered the words that in some circles came to be the identifying trademark of the basketball player. A 2006 Deadspin article was one of the original sources of […] The post Dikembe Mutombo denies ever saying...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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