Voici une liste des congolais passés par la NBA au fil des ans:
RDcongolais de Lubumbashi
En NBA depuis 2011
En NBA de 2010 à2012 dont des passages en Ligue de dévelopment
Père Angolais, mère RDCongolaise, nationalité suisse
En NBA depuis 2014
Surnom: The Swiss Freak
RDCongolais de Nationalité belge
En NBA de 2004 à 2011.
Surnoms: DJ, Congo Cash
RDCongolais naturalisé américain.
En NBA de 1991 à 2009.
Temple de la Renommée 2015.
Surnoms: Deke, Mount Mutombo
Parents de la RDC, nationalité américaine.
En NBA depuis 2015.
Père de la République du Congo, mère de la RDC, nationalité espagnole.
En NBA depuis 2009.
Surnoms: Iblocka, Air Congo
This guy is one of the most important civilian representing congolese community worldwide and we are proud of him. He’s known for his extremely hoarse and cavernous voice and for his defensive abilities on basketball courts. He’s respected among his peers and was even the representant and spokesman of NBA players during the 1998-99 NBA lockout, with Patrick Ewing. He has been recently named Hall of Famer, Class of 2015. So here are a few facts about his career. Quite impressive!
Full Name: Jean-Jacques Dikembe Mutombo Mpolondo Mukamba Wa Mutombo
Nicknames: Diki, Mt Mutombo
Date of birth: June 25, 1966
Place of Birth: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
Height: 7 ft 2 in (218 cm)
Marital Status: married with 6 children (4 adopted)
Languages spoken: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Ciluba, Swahili, Lingala, Kikongo
Georgetown University (1988–1991)
College Awards & Honors
Pro playing career (1991–2009)
Career summary and highlights
Awards and honors
Motivational Speaker @ University of Georgia – 2011
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1993 – Adidas
2013 – Geico Insurance
Corneille Ewango is a globally known environmentalist and biologist for his work of conservation in Okapi Faunal Reserve located in the Ituri Forest in Eastern Congo. This reserve is classified as World Heritage.
He speaks here about his work, during TED talk, back in 2008
His final words are to promote education and I agree. Education is the solution for many problems in this world. and I mean not only school but also values you can transmit to younger generations. If people learn early the good gesture and what they can do to protect their own environment, they is a good chance they will transmit that to their kids as well.