Dikembe Mutombo

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Dikembe Mutombo

Me as a backup center? Hell no.More Dikembe Mutombo [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
God put us here to prepare this place for the next generation. That's our job. Raising children and helping the community, that's preparing for the next generation.More Dikembe Mutombo [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
After spending more than 17 years playing for the NBA, in the summertime, I always came back to community service and different basketball clinics.More Dikembe Mutombo [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I come from a large family, but I was not raised with a fortune. Something more was left me, and that was family values.More Dikembe Mutombo [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
My heroes always are mostly my parents - my father especially, and my mom, who's passed on already. My dad is a very strong man, and by him being educated, and a principal and school superintendent over 37 years, he plays such a big role in my life.More Dikembe Mutombo [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There are people out there dying every day, so when you wake up, you just have to thank the Man Upstairs for another day on this planet. There's not much else we can ask for.More Dikembe Mutombo [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It's not easy to teach a child how to win.More Dikembe Mutombo [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I usually just speak in English when I'm on the basketball court. For some reason, my mind never even tried to cross any other language when I'm playing basketball.More Dikembe Mutombo [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The doctors and nurses at the Biamba Marie Mutombo Hospital are saving lives every day and helping improve health care in the DRC which has been ravaged by more than a decade of war and disease.More Dikembe Mutombo [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I'm so glad I didn't become a doctor, because I do more than any doctor can do. I am an administrator, a CEO, doctor, psychiatrist, an activist, a campaign funder. I think I did well.More Dikembe Mutombo [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I cannot forget the place that I come from. The Congo is much in need.More Dikembe Mutombo [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I am not in politics. 'President Mutombo?' No, no, no. There has never been a politician in my family, and I am not going to try to be the first one.More Dikembe Mutombo [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It's easy to be a spokesman and ambassador for a great organization like the NBA. I thank Commissioner David Stern for putting that trust in me to serve the NBA around the globe.More Dikembe Mutombo [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Scores of Congolese die each day unnecessarily due to the lack of access to healthcare and modern medicine.More Dikembe Mutombo [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The NBA is becoming a global game.More Dikembe Mutombo [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
My decision leaving the Nuggets was based on the organization not saying they had the cap room to sign me.More Dikembe Mutombo [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I don't think God said we should all be soft. My job is to compete, and the best prevails. I will continue to play, and that's the way I'm succeeding in my life. If I hit you by mistake, all I can say is 'I'm sorry,' and I keep moving on.More Dikembe Mutombo [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I've always felt obligated to help those less fortunate than me. It's an obligation that anyone who has a chance to be in the NBA should feel and act upon.More Dikembe Mutombo [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
My favorite memory is my five years with the Nuggets. From my first day to my last day is a great memory. There wasn't a year that I was a Nugget that I didn't think we succeeded.More Dikembe Mutombo [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I believe in the Democratic party, and their philosophy and what they stand for - for the poor people.More Dikembe Mutombo [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When I travel around the globe, I try as hard as I can to represent the NBA and the game of basketball to the best of my abilities. I get to go around the world and not only share the game but also my philanthropic work. Building a hospital in the Congo is one of the proudest achievements of my life.More Dikembe Mutombo [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Food - there's no greater gift...More Dikembe Mutombo [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
24,000 people, 18,000 of them children, die every day because of hunger. Each year we bring food to nearly 90 million people in more than 80 countries. Food - there's no greater gift, and no better way to give it than the World Food Programme.More Dikembe Mutombo [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When you take the elevator to the top, please remember to send it back down so someone else might use it.More Dikembe Mutombo [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When an elevator brings u upstairs, you better send it back down in order to bring others up!More Dikembe Mutombo [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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