Patrick Mutombo (born March 7, 1980) is a Congolese basketball coach and former player who is an assistant coach for the Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association (NBA). In his playing career, he was a Division II All-American college player at Metropolitan State University and played professionally in several countries, most notably in Italy's Lega Basket Serie A.
|Born||March 7, 1980|
|Nationality||Congolese / Belgian|
|Listed height||6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)|
|Listed weight||210 lb (95 kg)|
|College||Metro State (1999–2003)|
|NBA draft||2003 / Undrafted|
|2011–2012||Metro State (assistant)|
|2012–2015||Denver Nuggets (assistant)|
|2015–2016||Austin Spurs (assistant)|
|2016–present||Toronto Raptors (assistant)|
|Career highlights and awards|
As assistant coach:
Mutombo played for Metro State, coached by Mike Dunlap, from 1999 to 2003. In his time there he was a member of two NCAA Division II national championship teams in 2000 and 2002. As a junior in 2002, Mutombo scored 29 points in the championship game against Kentucky Wesleyan and was named the tournament Most Valuable Player. For his career, Mutombo was twice named first team All-Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference and in 2002 was the conference player of the year. For his career he scored 1,360 points and in 2011 was named to the Metro State Athletic Hall of Fame.
Following the close of his college career, Mutombo signed with Pallacanestro Messina of Italy's top league. After averaging 7.8 points per game in his first season, Mutombo played another three years in Lega Basket Serie A for Roseto, Air Avellino and Pallalcesto Udine. Over the next three years, Mutombo played in Brazil, Greece and return to Italy. His last playing stint was with the Bakersfield Jam of the NBA Development League.
- "Metro State Defeats Rival for Division II Title". Los Angeles Times. March 24, 2002. Retrieved July 18, 2014.
- "2011 Hall of Fame Class Announced". Metro State Athletics. January 19, 2011. Retrieved July 18, 2014.
- "Basket, serie A: Messina ingaggia Patrick Mutombo". Repubblica Sport (in Italian). Retrieved July 18, 2014.
- "Denver Nuggets bio". NBA.com. Retrieved July 18, 2014.
- "Austin Spurs Announce Coaching Staff Additions". OurSportsCentral.com. October 7, 2015. Retrieved October 9, 2015.
- Raptors to add Patrick Mutombo to coaching staff | THE OFFICIAL SITE OF THE TORONTO RAPTORS