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Bismack Biyombo


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Full NameBismack Biyombo Sumba

BornAugust 28, 1992

Height6 ft 9 in

NationalityCongolese

RoleCenter

ABOUT

Bismack Biyombo Sumba is a Congolese professional basketball player who plays as a center for the Charlotte Hornets of the NBA. He was selected with the seventh overall pick in the 2011 NBA draft by the Sacramento Kings and subsequently traded to the Charlotte Bobcats (now Charlotte Hornets).


Biyombo started his professional basketball career in Spain while playing for Fuenlabrada, he was a part of the world select team at the Nike Hoop Summit 2011 where he recorded a triple-double.


He averaged 5 points per game during his first two years at Charlotte but his minutes and stats went down in his third year after falling out of favor with coach Steve Clifford. He did show improvement in the 2014-15 season.


On July 18, 2015, Biyombo signed a two-year, $5.7 million contract with the Toronto Raptors, He recorded the best rebounding averages of his career during his one year at Toronto, also recording a career-high 26 rebounds in Game 3 of the 2016 Eastern Conference finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers.


On July 7, 2016, Biyombo signed a four-year, $72 million contract with the Orlando Magic and on July 7, 2018, was traded back to the Charlotte Hornets.


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