In his defining NBA season, the Miami Heat superstar keeps missing game-winning shots and failing to step up as a team leader.
Mutombo played in the NBA for 18 seasons, and retired in April 2009.
But for now there are gay men in the NFL, NBA, and MLB who feel they're unable to come out.
As a TV sports reporter, Sarah Palin allegedly got up close and personal with future NBA player Glen Rice back in 1987.
For example, many college basketball players come from poor families and are not sufficiently talented to make it to the NBA.
Every move he makes sets off tremors, and his first NBA season is barely a week old.
Scouts for the NBA are even in town for the independence with South Sudanese national and Chicago Bulls starter Luol Deng.
He has a twin brother, Jarron, who followed him from Harvard-Westlake not only to Stanford, but also to the NBA.
The 1989 rule change that allowed NBA players to compete in the Olympics actually applies to all professional leagues.
If Riley Cooper happened in the NBA this summer, it would be a horrible event.