Before beginning his treatment for a brain tumour, NBA icon Dikembe Mutombo received a poignant letter from Los Angeles Lakers Hall of Famer Magic Johnson.
Johnson wished Dikembe Mutombo a swift recovery and sent him many prayers as he started receiving treatment for his brain tumour on Twitter. Get well soon from everyone in the NBA and throughout the world!
Dikembe Mutombo is receiving treatment for a brain tumour, as it was revealed earlier this month. Reactions to the Hall of Famer’s news came from all throughout the NBA community.
Pau Gasol, another former Lakers player, wished Dikembe Mutombo a speedy recovery.
“Dear Dikembe, I’m hoping for a full and quick recovery. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers, Gasol wrote on Twitter.
Following the first report, Tony Ressler, the primary owner of the Atlanta Hawks, sent a message to Mutombo.
The Atlanta Hawks organisation sends Dikembe Mutombo its best wishes for a speedy recovery as he starts receiving treatment for a brain tumour. We are confident that he will face this challenge with the same tenacity and guts that have elevated him to legendary status both on and off the court. We are thinking of Dikembe, Rose, and their entire family and sending them our love and prayers.
Dikembe Mutombo has the finest of intentions from the NBA community. He is acknowledged as one of the greatest basketball players in history, but he is also remembered as a model citizen. We’ll keep an eye on Mutombo’s progress as he battles the brain tumour.
Before starting treatment for a brain tumour, Magic Johnson writes an emotional note to Dikembe Mutombo, which was the first to appear on ClutchPoints.