Hawks Retire Mutombo’s Jersey (Awesome Mutombo-Themed Court Projection)


The Atlanta Hawks retired Dikembe Mutombo’s No. 55 jersey Tuesday night. (No-No-No more #55)

The Hall of Famer Mutombo was a four-time NBA Defensive Player of the Year, an eight-time All-Star, and he ranks second on the league’s career blocked shots list and 20th in rebounds.

He told reporters:

”I don’t think I ever thought my jersey would be retired. Now my name will stay forever.”


In honor of Dikembe Mutombo Night, the Atlanta Hawks created a Mutombo-themed court projection, Gongfu Tea Cup it was awesome.



DIKEMBE MUTOMBO / ATLANTA HAWKS * 98/99 Season * NBA SUPER STARS Super Detailed Figure, Display Base & Exclusive… (ONLY 9.99$ ONLY THREE LEFT)



Check out Mutombo’s highlights with the Hawks:


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