Mutombo Kneed in Stomach at Game
PHILADELPHIA (AP) _ Dikembe Mutombo was kneed in the stomach, forcing the 76ers’ center to leave Sunday’s game against the Indiana Pacers.
Mutombo bruised his abdomen when Indiana’s Austin Croshere hit him with a knee under the Pacers’ basket at 9:03 of the second period.
Mutombo had two points and seven rebounds before leaving. He leads the NBA in rebounds (13.7) and has averaged 11.9 points a game in 17 games with the 76ers.