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Uploaded on Dec 11, 2009
Tribute for retired NBA player and future Hall of Famer Dikembe Mutombo.
Drafted as the 4th pick in the 1991 Draft,The eight-time All-star played 18 seasons,with 6 different teams, such as Denver Nuggets,Atlanta Hawks,Philadephia 76ers,New Jersey Nets,New York Knicks and the Houston Rockets.
He is one of the only 2 players to ever get 4 Defensive Player of the Year awards.The other one being Ben Wallace. He is also 2nd all-time in blocks, only behind Hakeem Olajuwon.
During the 2009 playoffs, he suffered a knee injury and was forced to retire after a lengthy 18 year career. He averaged a double-double of 10 points, 10 rebounds and 2.7 blocks over the course of his career.
Dikembe Mutombo will always be remembered as a humanitarian and also one of the best shot blockers to ever play the game.