Player: Dikembe Mutombo
Team(s): Nuggets, Hawks, 76ers, Nets, Knicks, Rockets
Career: 1992-2009
Stats
9.8 PPG, 10.3 RPG, 2.8 BPG

Only a few have ever dared to climb one of the highest peaks in basketball history. If you tried to climb Mt. Mutombo he sent you packing with a finger wave, as to say: "No, no, no." It also helped that he was drafted by the Denver Nuggets. Dikembe patrolled the paint wherever he went.