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BASKETBALL Hall of Famer Dikembe Mutombo went to social media to dismiss a malicious e-mail supposedly coming from his account asking for money after he supposedly got robbed in the Philippines.The four-time NBA Defensive Player of the Year posted ...
Dec 15, 2016
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NEW YORK - Dikembe Mutombo is rejecting the idea of another NBA draft lottery conspiracy.Mutombo congratulated the Philadelphia 76ers on winning the No. 1 pick with a tweet on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) that came about four hours before the lottery. But ...
May 18, 2016
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - After Dikembe Mutombo wagged that index finger a few more times and Dick Bavetta hugged nearly everyone in sight, Jo Jo White slowly made his way to the podium.The former Boston Celtics star, once so indefatigable that he played ...
Sep 11, 2015
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ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks will retire Dikembe Mutombo's No. 55 next season, about two months after he is enshrined into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame.Mutombo, the shot-blocking, finger-wagging center, spent five seasons with the Hawks. Hawks ...
Sep 2, 2015
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JOHANNESBURG - The NBA put on a show in its first exhibition game in Africa on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) - starting with a dunk straight from the tip-off by Luc Mbah a Moute.That had the crowd roaring early at Ellis Park ...
Aug 2, 2015
INDIANAPOLIS - As Kentucky coach John Calipari started to leave the Naismith Hall of Fame interview room on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time), he took one last question."Coach, what do you think of the four-year rule?" Spencer Haywood shouted."You screwed it ...
Apr 7, 2015
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NBA Cares has forged a partnership with the Royal Foundation's United for Wildlife and Coach Core programs to raise awareness about international wildlife conservation, develop the next generation of conservation leaders, and grow the game of basketball.Former NBA star Dikembe ...
Dec 9, 2014
NEW YORK - A 24-person relay of NBA luminaries running the New York City Marathon started with a referee's whistle and ended with Dikembe Mutombo crossing the finish line in high-tops.Commissioner Adam Silver handled the first three miles, ...
Nov 3, 2014
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HOUSTON - Dikembe Mutombo thinks he deserves induction into basketball's Hall of Fame.The 7-foot-2 Mutombo will be eligible beginning in 2015 after his retirement after the 2008-09 season. He ranks second on the NBA's career ...
Feb 14, 2013
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