TAG: Dikembe Mutombo

Smack, Twitter / Jan 15, 2015 / 10:45 am

UK Newspaper Confuses Dikembe Mutombo For ‘Melo

Prince Harry, Dikembe Mutombo

Above is a picture of Prince Harry of Wales, and former four-time Defensive Player of the Year, Dikembe Mutombo. The British rag, The Sun, used the above picture in a tweet about Prince Harry meeting…Carmelo Anthony because today the Knicks take on the Milwaukee Bucks in Southeast London’s O2 Arena today at 3 p.m. ET. The mistaken identity on Twitter is pretty sad. Read More »

NBA / Nov 13, 2014 / 3:30 pm

GIF: Dwight Howard Does Dikembe Mutombo’s Classic Finger-Wag

Dwight Howard

Dikembe Mutombo is somewhere shaking his head in disgust. After Trevor Ariza was called for a blocking foul last night against the Minnesota Timberwolves, Dwight Howard channeled his Houston Rockets paint-protecting predecessor by playfully waving his finger at the crowd. Read More »

Video / Sep 28, 2014 / 1:00 pm

Dikembe Mutombo Swats Bag Of Chips, Does Finger-Wag In New NBA Fit Video

Dikembe Mutombo

Dikembe Mutombo (photo. NBA Instagram)

The NBA Fit campaign is a worthy cause. Who better to teach the world’s youth the values of exercise, eating well, and general healthy habits than their basketball heroes? But the league’s promotional spots for NBA Fit have always lacked creativity, something that’s never made much sense considering its track record of quality, unique advertising. This new NBA Fit video featuring a finger-wagging Dikembe Mutombo is far more like it. Read More »

GIFs, Latest News / Sep 8, 2014 / 4:00 pm

Levenson Bio Vanishes From Hawks Website; Mutombo Finger-Wag Takes Its Place

Dikembe Mutombo

We’ve been ready to wash our hands of this Bruce Levenson nonsense since the news broke yesterday morning. The Atlanta Hawks website was just a step behind us. Read More »

instagram / Aug 19, 2014 / 1:15 pm

Dikembe Mutombo Has Best Reaction After Doing ALS Challenge

Dikembe Mutombo

Everything about former NBA All-Star and global humanitarian Dikembe Mutombo is awesome. From the classic in-game finger-wag to his effortless dancing to ongoing efforts of his foundation, Mutombo has already left a lasting mark on the world. Add his reaction to doing the #ALSIceBucketChallenge to the lengthy list of Dikembe lore. Read More »

instagram, Smack / Aug 6, 2014 / 6:00 pm

Video: Dikembe Mutombo Out-Dances Amir Johnson

Dikembe Mutombo, Amir Johnson

Dikembe Mutombo’s legendary NBA career is remembered best by one thing – his iconic finger-wag after blocking shots. And despite the fact that he’s 48 years-old, a video of Mutombo dancing with Amir Johnson and a Johannesburg native at a children’s camp makes it seem like he could still protect an NBA rim. Read More »

Smack / Jun 16, 2014 / 5:45 pm

Video: Paul George, Steph Curry, Dwight Howard & More Read “Mean Tweets”

Paul George

You might have caught this segment on “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” where the host convinces celebrities to tape spots where they’re reading mean tweets about themselves then reacting. Find out how it goes for Paul George, Dwight Howard, Amar’e Stoudmeire, Jeremy Lin, Jalen Rose and more NBA stars and commentators.. Read More »

NBA, Smack / Apr 9, 2014 / 12:51 am

Dikembe Mutombo Says “Who Wants To Sex Mutombo” Legend Is Untrue

Dikembe Mutombo

Consider us shattered. We were absolutely crushed when Dikembe Mutombo said his famous, or — depending on who you ask — infamous, line from college, “Who wants to sex Mutombo,” is all a lie. This story has been one of our go-to bar anecdotes for years, something to regale sports fans and non sports fans alike as long as they’d consumed enough bourbon. But on Highly Questionable with Dan Le Batard and Bomani Jones, Mutombo said he never uttered the phrase. Read More »

NBA / Jan 16, 2014 / 1:00 pm

The 15 All-Time NBA Western Conference Starting Lineups

Dirk Nowitzki

Not everyone can have the same history as the L.A. Lakers or even the San Antonio Spurs. But still, that’s not stopping us from ranking the 15 all-time Western Conference starting lineups. From Wilt all the way down to Wally — yes, Wally Szczerbiak — here are the top players at every position for every West franchise. Read More »

NBA / Jan 14, 2014 / 3:30 pm

The 15 All-Time NBA Eastern Conference Starting Lineups

LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh

Not everyone can have the same history as the Boston Celtics or Chicago Bulls. But still, that’s not stopping us from ranking the 15 all-time Eastern Conference starting lineups. From Michael Jordan all the way down to Kemba Walker — yes, Kemba Walker — here are the top players at every position for every East franchise. Read More »