Shocking diagnosis for Dikembe Mutombo. The NBA legend is suffering from a brain tumor

treatment is already in progress
NBA legend Mutombo has been diagnosed with brain cancer

The former basketball superstar unfortunately has a brain tumor. The NBA said he immediately sought treatment and is in good spirits.

Dikembe Mutombo is suffering from a brain tumor. The National Basketball Association (NBA) issued a statement on behalf of Mutombo and his family. The former basketball star is considered one of the best defensive players in the history of the professional league. 56-year-old Mutombo has been diagnosed with a brain tumor and is currently receiving appropriate treatment, the report said.

She was confident at the start of treatment and received the best possible care from a team of specialists in Atlanta. The basketball star and his family are asking for privacy so they can focus on his care. At the same time, they are grateful for the prayers and well wishes.

Also inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2015, Mutombo was active in the NBA from 1991-2009. During his career, he played for the Atlanta Hawks, New York Knicks, and Houston Rockets, among others. Mutombo has won the league’s best defensive player award multiple times.

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