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Dikembe Mutombo

LOS ANGELES - JUNE 8:  Dikembe Mutombo #55 of the Philadelphia 76ers shoots a hook shot against Shaquille O'Neal #34 of the Los Angeles Lakers during game two of the 2001 NBA Finals played June 8, 2001 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.  Copyright 2001 NBAE  (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Dikembe Mutombo Highlights 2015 Basketball Hall Of Fame Class

Dikembe Mutombo highlights the 2015 Basketball Hall of Fame class.


Former Philadelphia 76ers, Allen Iverson, has his number retired before the game between the Philadelphia 76ers and the Washington Wizards at the Wells Fargo Center March 1, 2014 in Philadelphia. (Credit: Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Sixers Retire Allen Iverson’s No. 3 Jersey

20,000 roaring Sixers fans gave AI the standing ovation he earned by stamping himself as one of the franchise’s all-time greats.



76ers Will Honor Former Stars On Opening Night

The Philadelphia 76ers are bringing back former stars Moses Malone and Dikembe Mutombo as part of their opening night festivities on Wednesday.


Former boxing champion Muhammad Ali (C) waves to the crowd after being presented with the 2012 Liberty Medal. (credit: Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Muhammad Ali Honored With Liberty Medal

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali received the prestigious Liberty Medal last night at an outdoor ceremony at the National Constitution Center.


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Former 76er Dikembe Mutombo Praises Muhammad Ali, Urges Others To Civic Duty

Mutombo praised Ali for being an example to him, especially when it came to giving back to others.