Why did dikembe mutombo gave up his nba career?
he gave up because he had a knee injury
No he is not.
Dikembe Mutombo Mpolondo Mukamba Jean-Jacques Wamutombo, commonly referred to as Dikembe Mutombo.
From Africa, Dikembe Mutombo played for the Houston Rockets. He was 42 in his last game on April 21, 2009 against the Portland Trailblazers in Portland in game 2 of the NBA playoffs. He suffered a knee injury and was carried off in a stretcher. The next day, he confirmed that his basketball career had ended.
Are you talking of the 7'2 recentlly retired Dikembe Mutombo?
Dikembe Mutombo Mpolondo Mukamba Jean-Jacques Wamutombo
P. J. Brown has played in the NBA for 15 years. Dikembe Mutombo has played for 18 years. Shaquille O'Neal has played for 19 years
Dikembe Motumbo played in the N.B.A for 18 years before retiring in 2009. Moe information about his Career can be found in the related link.
Dikembe Mutombo -(old answer- D.M. played for 18 yrs) As of 2011-2012 3 players have 17 yrs in the NBA. 1- Jason Kid..... Dallas Mavericks 2-Grant Hill..... Phoenix Suns 3-Juwan Howard..... Miami Heat
THESE ARE THE PLAYERS THAT ARE LISTED OVER 7"0 WHO CURRENTLY PLAY IN THE NBA YAO MING SHAQUILLE O'NEAL shawn bradley Zydrunas Ilgauskas Dikembe Mutombo ROY HIBBERT Kyrylo Fesenko ROBERT SWIFT JOEL PRZYBILLA TYSON CHANDLER HAMED HADDADI
Dikembe Mutombo, LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Zach Randolph, Tracy McGrady, Dwight Howard, Chris Bosh, Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, Deron Williams, Derrick Rose, Gerald Wallace, Yao Ming, Vince Carter, Amar'e Stoudemire (accurate as of first half of 2011)
Dikembe Mutombo has: Played himself in "Live with Regis and Kathie Lee" in 1988. Played himself in "1992 NBA All-Star Game" in 1992. Played himself in "1995 NBA All-Star Game" in 1995. Played himself in "1996 NBA All-Star Game" in 1996. Played himself in "1997 NBA All-Star Game" in 1997. Played himself in "1998 NBA All-Star Game" in 1998. Played himself in "The Sport Jerks" in 1998. Played himself in "2000 NBA All-Star Game" in… Read More
The NBA has been awarding a Defensive Player of the Year award since 1983. As of the 2008-09 season, two players have won the award 4 times, Dikembe Mutombo (1995, 1997, 1998, 2001) and Ben Wallace (2002, 2003, 2005, 2006). No other player has won the award more than twice.
Larry Johnson was the 1991-92 NBA Rookie of the year. He received 94.3% of the votes for the Rookie of the Year award. In his first season in the league, while playing with the Charlotte Hornets, Johnson averaged 19.2 PPG, 11.0 RPG, 3.6 APG, 1.0 SPG and 0.6 BPG in 37.2 MPG. The top vote getters for NBA Rookie of the Year in 1992, were: Larry Johnson (CHH) - 90.5 (first place votes) Dikembe Mutombo… Read More
Through 2009: 1) Sidney Moncrief - 1983, 1984 2) Mark Eaton - 1985, 1989 3) Dennis Rodman - 1990, 1991 4) Hakeem Olajuwon - 1993, 1994 5) Dikembe Mutombo - 1995, 1997, 1998, 2001 6) Alonzo Mourning - 1999, 2000 7) Ben Wallace - 2002, 2003, 2005, 2007
== == Chad Gallagher,Darren Morningstar,Antoine Carr,Rafael Araujo and Dikembe Mutumbo
1190 games as of feb. 19th 2009 which is 17 years on and off. Drafted 4th overall, 1991 Denver Nuggets
The West Team had: Shawn Kemp, Karl Malone, Hakeem Olajuwon, Gary Payton, John Stockton, Mitch Richmond, Tom Gugliotta, Latrell Sprewell, Eddie Jones, Kevin Garnett, Detlef Schrempf, Chris Gatling. The East Team had: Scottie Pippen, Grant Hill, Dikembe Mutombo, Michael Jordan, Anfernee Hardaway, Vin Baker, Terrell Brandon, Chris Webber, Tim Hardaway, Glen Rice, Joe Dumars, Christian Laettner. The MVP was Glen Rice, and Michael Jordan had the first and only triple double in NBA All-Star history
Shaquille O'neal has 2,920 assists in his NBA career.
Zydrunas Ilgauskas has 11,601 points in his NBA career.
Magic Johnson has scored 17,707 points during his career in the NBA. He has a career average of 19.5 PPG during his career.
Michael Jordan started his NBA career in 1984. He was picked third in the 1st round of the NBA draft.
82 games in 1 NBA season
That was Hall of Famer Moses Malone who began his ABA career in 1974 and ended his NBA career in 1995.
As of the 2007/2008 season the average NBA players experience which can be likened to their career length was 4.71 years.
His career was from 1984-2003, 19 years.
Yes, Chris Bosh has nearly 5000 rebounds in his NBA career so far.
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The NBA all time career leader for turnovers is Karl Malone (4,524). Jason Kid is the current active players leader (3363).
Oscar Robertson 188 career triple doubles
Shaquille O'Neal has 28,491 points in his NBA career.
Robert PArish played 21 seasons, longest in the NBA.
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Derrick Rose started his NBA career 2008. It's his 2nd year now as an NBA player.
25,279 career points for Reggie Miller
Wilt Chamberlain won 2 NBA championships (rings) in his career.
In the NBA, that would be Karl Malone with 9,787 made free throws. Malone also holds the career NBA record for free throw attempts with 13,188.
The most career rebounds in NBA history is by Wilt Chamberlain: regular season (23,924), the highest career average (22.9 rpg), the single season rebounding records in total (2,149) and average (27.2 rpg), most rebounds in a regular season game (55) and playoff game (41) in the NBA, and has the most career All-Star Game rebounds (197).
Ray Allen began his NBA career with the Milwaukee Bucks in 1996.
Magic Johnson's career points per game average in the NBA was 19.5.
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