A Mission to Save Lives: The Biamba Marie Hospital
Dikembe Mutombo Visits Cuba with Steve Nash
April 21. 2015 -- Havana, Cuba: Basketball great Dikembe Mutombo sank baskets from seemingly every position on the court Thursday as a half-dozen Cuban players watched admiringly on the first day of an NBA training camp aimed at boosting the game's popularity on the communist-run island following the declaration of detente between Washington and Havana.
Former Nugget & NBA All-Star Dikembe Mutombo Teaches Fort Carson Kids
Dikembe was honored to spend time on Thursday, April 2 at Fort Carson in Colorado as part of NBA Cares Hoops for Troops. This year-round initiative is led by the NBA, its teams and players in collaboration with the Department of Defense, USO and other military and veteran serving organizations to honor active and retired service men and women and their families. Dikembe had a great time conducting basketball drills with youth participants and assisted USO volunteers in serving dinner to the service members and their families.
This season, Sony PlayStation has joined the NBA and Department of Defense around our shared “Commitment to Service” where teams and players will participate side-by-side with military members in hands on service events around the country, helping to improve our communities.
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NBA Legend Dikembe Mutombo Visits Brandon Hall School
March 20, 2015 - Johnny Graham, Interim Head of School, invited NBA Legend Dikembe Mutombo to speak to the students and faculty of Brandon Hall School.
NBA Legend Dikembe Mutombo Unveils JHS 216's New Hoops Court
February 13, 2015 - Dikembe had a great time with the students at JHS 216 in Queens where he and fellow former player Gheorghe Muresan took place in a ribbon cutting ceremony at the school's new basketball court, paid for by the NBA, as part of the league's season-long effort to educate 1,000,000 New York City children about the importance of staying fit.
Bloomberg: Dikembe Mutombo on How the NBA Gives Back
Feb. 12, 2015 -- NBA Global Ambassador Dikembe Mutombo discusses how the NBA will help one million kids during NBA All-Star Weekend with Trish Regan on “Street Smart." (Source: Bloomberg)