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Alonzo Mourning confirms Dikembe Mutombo’s legendary pickup line is real

Dikembe Mutombo

Dikembe Mutombo


For years, an integral part of Dikembe Mutombo’s legacy was the story — likely an urban legend — that the NBA’s all-time leading shot blocker used to walk into nightclubs during his playing days and yell, “Who wants to sex Mutombo?”

Last April, Mutombo appeared on ESPN’s Highly Questionable and strongly debunked the rumor (fast-forward to 4:56).

But now, on the same program, Alonzo Mourning tells a different story (starting at the 4-minute mark):

So, there you have it. It actually happened. And the world is a better place because we know.