It seemed like a quaint throwback, perfectly aligned alongside the 1990s nostalgia that seems to drive just about every website these days
Toronto Raptors center Bismack Biyombo, a Congo native, had recently taken to emulating Basketball Hall of Famer Dikembe Mutombo’s famous finger wave after blocking a shot. Biyombo and several media outlets always make a point to report that Mutombo (a fellow Congo native) gave the young Raptor center his blessing:
“Once [Mutombo] gave me permission to use his finger wag, I just want to leave his legacy,” Biyombo said.
Now Dikembe, according to TMZ at least, claims that things aren’t exactly that cut and dry:
"I don’t know when did that conversation took place," Mutombo said ... "Him and I need to talk this summer.”
"He claim in the newspaper and everywhere he said I gave it to him. I said, Did I gave him? Was it family? Cosign? But you know what, he’s a young man, man, I let him enjoy the fame. He’s making me famous!”
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