NBA News – Dikembe Mutombo

Dikembe Mutombo, seen here in February 2020, is known for his humanitarian work and as an NBA great. Mutombo Beginning Treatment for Brain Tumor – NBA legend and basketball Hall of Famer Dikembe Mutombo is receiving treatment for a brain tumor in Atlanta, the league announced Saturday. The 56-year-old former shot-blocking superstar is “in great spirits,” a statement from the NBA on behalf of his family reads. “He is receiving the best care possible from a collaborative team of specialists in Atlanta and is in great spirits as he begins treatment,” the statement reads. “Dikembe and his family ask for privacy during this time so they can focus on his care. They are grateful for your prayers and good wishes.” NBA commissioner Adam Silver added: “Our thoughts and prayers are with Dikembe, one of the world’s great humanitarians.” Read more at:  https://www.cnn.com/2022/10/15/sport/dikembe-mutombo-brain-tumor-treatment/index.html (Jason Hanna/CNN)

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