TAG: Dikembe Mutombo

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

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

Dikembe Mutombo

Dikembe Mutombo (Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports)

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

Dirk Nowitzki (Gary A. Vasquez/USA TODAY Sports)

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

LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh (photo. David Alvarez)

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 »

NBA / Oct 1, 2013 / 3:30 pm

Building A Dynasty Using The Best Players Without A Ring

Charles Barkley

They are the ones history frowned upon, the ones shirked by Lady Luck; seminal players that dominated professional basketball in their own way, and yet were never able to climb to the peak of their profession. We retroactively watch as one season after another becomes a brutal, Sisyphean endeavor. Individually, they’re footnotes in other’s history; collectively, they can make up a dynasty. Read More »

NBA, Video / Aug 26, 2013 / 9:30 pm

New Adidas Animated Ad Narrated By Dikembe Mutombo Details His Odyssey To The NBA

HouseOfMutombo

To help celebrate the re-release of the adidas Mutombo sneaker, the “House of Mutombo” video series combines animation detailing the journey Dikembe Mutombo undertook from Africa to — first Georgetown — and then the NBA with his own unmistakable narration. Read More »

NBA / Aug 19, 2013 / 3:15 pm

The 30 Best Players Born Outside Of The States In NBA History

Dirk Nowitzki

Dirk Nowitzki (photo. Nike Basketball)

The NBA is always loaded with incredible talent. Players come from all over the world, and the best part about the NBA’s diversity is that some of the best talent the league comes from many different countries. Dime thought it would be appropriate to rank some of the best talent born outside of the States in NBA history. Read More »

NBA / Aug 12, 2013 / 2:35 pm

Happy Birthday, Antoine Walker! The 10 Best NBA Celebrations Ever Starring “The Shimmy”

Antoine Walker

Happy birthday Antoine Walker! The former Celtic and Heat player was born 37 years ago today in Chicago, Illinois. To commemorate ‘Toine’s big day, we thought we’d take a trip down memory lane and bring you the best celebrations in contemporary NBA history. While Walker has encountered some serious obstacles in his post-NBA life, he’ll always have “The Shimmy.” Read More »

NBA, Video, We Reminisce / Jun 2, 2013 / 6:20 pm

We Reminisce: Grant Hill’s Best Playoff Series & A Super Nasty Dunk On Dikembe Mutombo

Grant Hill

After we brought out some old Vince Carter dunk tapes to embarrass him last week, we’re bringing you yet another lowlight from Dikembe Mutombo. Read More »

NBA, NBA Draft / May 30, 2013 / 12:00 pm

Allen Iverson, Michael Redd & Ranking The Best & Worst NBA Draft Classes From 1989-2000

Allen Iverson

Allen Iverson (photo. Reebok)

Pundits and fans constantly analyze the NBA Draft, thinking they can nail the right pick. But sometimes you just get a bad draft. The draft might be deft of superstars and your favorite team may be left with a middling player who ends up sitting on the bench for the majority of his NBA tenure. And sometimes, you get a draft where you can’t miss. Read More »

NBA, Video / May 29, 2013 / 12:30 pm

The Top 8 Times Vince Carter Has Dunked On A Famous Georgetown Center

Vince Carter

Vince Carter (Photo. Jonathan Mannion)

It’s a monthly ritual. At some point, I’ll be on YouTube looking up old J-Will clips or replaying some sick Game Of Thrones scene and I’ll be recommended — you know… the list on the right side — to watch the top 100 Vince Carter dunk tape. Then for the next 10 minutes, you can’t talk to me. You can’t get my attention. You can’t get me to lift my eyes. Read More »