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Dikembe Mutombo

Mount Mutombo

by Philip Brooks

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Published by Childrens Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Congo (Democratic Republic)
    • Subjects:
    • Mutombo, Dikembe -- Juvenile literature,
    • Mutombo, Dikembe,
    • Basketball players -- Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
    • Basketball players

    • About the Edition

      A career biography of the Zairian basketball phenomenon, educated at Georgetown and a star player for the Denver Nuggets.

      Edition Notes

      Other titlesMount Mutombo
      Statementby Philip Brooks.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
      SeriesSports stars
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV884.M87 B76 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination48 p. :
      Number of Pages48
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL782088M
      ISBN 100516043927
      LC Control Number95014018
      OCLC/WorldCa32385878

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      Former Rocket Dikembe Mutombo was named the recipient of the Sager Strong Award tonight at the 2nd Annual NBA for the legendary NBA broadcaster, the award is presented annually to an.   No one could pronounce my name: Dikembe Mutombo Mpolondo Mukamba Jean-Jacques Wamutombo. So Coach Thompson held a press conference. No one had seen me play basketball. No one had seen me at all. Coach Thompson wanted to have some fun. “We have a new recruit from Africa,” he said. “Wait until you see him.


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