Bismack Biyombo wiki, bio, salary, contract, interview, stats, draft
A Congolese professional basketball player Bismack Biyombo currently plays for the Toronto Raptors of National Basketball Association. He was selected with 7th overall pick in 2011 NBA Draft by Sacramento Kings and subsequently, he was traded to Charlotte Bobcats which is now Charlotte Hornets. He is the native of Lubumbashi, Zaire. He came into this world on 28th August of the year 1992 which has now made him reach the age of 23. Although he is known by the name Bismack Biyombo, his full name is Bismack Biyombo Sumba.
Biyombo was first discovered by an international coach Mario Palma when he was just at the age of 16 at the youth tournament in Yemen. His play impressed as well as earned him an opportunity to train in Spain. He began 1009-10 season with Fuenlabrada Getafe Madrid of EBA before he moved to CB Illescas of LEB Silver League. Additionally, he also started the 2010-11 season with the CB Illescas before moving to the Baloncesto Fuenlabrada of ACB League in January of 2011.
Biyombo made his debut in Spanish ACB League along with Fuenlabrada against the DKV Joventut on 9th January of 2011. He then recorded 5 points as well as 7 rebounds in just over 13 minutes of play. In the narrow defeat to Real Madrid, Biyombo recorded 6 points and 3 blocks. One of them was the former Spanish League MVP and the Spanish National Team player Felipe Reyes. At 2011 Nike Hoops Summit, he participated for World Select Team against USA Select Team and he recorded triple-double with twelve points, eleven rebounds, and ten blocks. It was the 1st recorded triple-double in the history of Summit.
Later, Biyombo was drafted 7th overall by Sacramento Kings in 2011 NBA Draft. But his rights were later traded to Charlotte Bobcats in draft night trade. On 19th December of 2011, he signed a multiyear contract with Bobcats. On 30th June 2015, the Hornets decided that they would not extend a qualifying offer to Biyombo making him an unrestricted free agent. That same year, on 18th July, he signed with Toronto Raptors. On 1st August, he played for the Team Africa at 2015 NBA Africa Exhibition Game. Later, Biyombo made his debut for Raptors in team’s season opener against Indiana Pacers on 28th October.
Biyombo is a very tall guy with the height of six feet and nine inches, that is, 2.06 m. He weights 245 lbs. As he was born in the month of August, his zodiac sign is Virgo. He was raised up along with his three brothers Bikim, Biska, and Billy and three sisters Bimela, Bikelene, and Bimeline. As Biyombo has just reached his mid-twenties, he does not seem to have any girlfriend or affairs. At present, he is focusing on his career. He has also been earning handsome amount of salary and net worth of him is estimated to be in millions. His fans can also view his interviews on YouTube and for more information regarding his bio and stats, he can get connected through the Instagram and Twitter pages. More details about him can also be obtained from Wikipedia, IMDB, and other sites.