Phoenix Suns' Bismack Biyombo on helping home country: 'We must go towards our communities'
Phoenix Suns big man Bismack Biyombo, who last month signed a one-year, $2.9 million deal to remain with the team, has been providing a travelogue of sorts on his Twitter account, showing his efforts to assist people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, his home country.
Suns Re-Sign Bismack Biyombo
July 5, 2022 - The Phoenix Suns today announced the team has re-signed free agent center Bismack Biyombo. Biyombo (6-8, 255 pounds) first signed with the Suns on Jan. 1 last season and played in 36 games, averaging 5.8 rebounds on 59.3% shooting plus 4.6 rebounds in 14.1 minutes.
Bismack Shares Foundation Plans With Pope Francis
Bismack met with Pope Francis at the Vatican hotel on June 21 to brief him on the Biyombo Foundation’s humanitarian efforts in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Biyombo Gives Others a Shot at Better Life
Growing up in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Bismack Biyombo dreamt of playing professional basketball in the United States. His dream has been reality for more than a decade. Off the court he is assisting his country in many ways.
Deandre Ayton on Bismack Biyombo’s energy in Game 5: “Man, that’s the Bizzy effect!”
Phoenix Suns center Deandre Ayton loved what he saw out of veteran teammate Bismack Biyombo during Game 5 (7 points & 6 rebounds).
Bismack Biyombo Nominated for 2021-22 Seasonlong NBA Cares Community Assist Award
Bismack Biyombo of the Phoenix Suns is one of the nominees for the 2021-22 Seasonlong NBA Cares Community Assist Award presented by Kaiser Permanente.
Bismack Biyombo is the X-factor for why Suns could win a title
Biyombo is performing well in the post-season.
Bismack Biyombo to Receive March NBA Cares Community Assist Award
NBA and Kaiser Permanente will Donate $10,000 to the Bismack Biyombo Foundation, Phoenix Suns to Match the Contribution
Bismack Biyombo donates NBA salary for hospital: 'It motivates me to play for something bigger'
Several months after the unexpected death of his father, Francois, Bismack Biyombo joined the Phoenix Suns with two goals in mind: Use his salary to help build a hospital in his dad’s honor in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and win an NBA championship.
Bismack Biyombo Donates His NBA Salary to Build a Hospital in the DRC
On March 11, 2022, Bismack announced he will be donating his entire 2021-2022 salary towards building a hospital in his homeland of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
‘My dad was everything to me’: Bismack Biyombo is still healing in his NBA return
Months after his father’s death, the veteran center has revived his career and is contributing to a title contender in Phoenix.
Busy Biz fitting in seamlessly
Bismack Biyombo has responded well in his 3 games as a starter and showing his value for the long haul.