Bismack Biyombo Sumba is a Congolese professional basketball player who plays for the Phoenix Suns of the National Basketball Association and here is everything you need to know about Bismack Biyombo, including his net worth, records, personal life, and more.

Bismack Biyombo Facts

PositionCenter
LeagueNBA
BornAugust 28, 1992 (age 30), Lubumbashi, Zaire (now DR Congo)
NationalityCongolese
Listed height6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight255 lb (116 kg)
NBA draft2011 / Round: 1 / Pick: 7th overall, Selected by the Sacramento Kings
Playing career2009–present
2009Fuenlabrada-Getafe Madrid
2009–2011CB Illescas
2011Baloncesto Fuenlabrada
2011–2015Charlotte Bobcats / Hornets
2015–2016Toronto Raptors
2016–2018Orlando Magic
2018–2021Charlotte Hornets
2022–presentPhoenix Suns
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Bismack Biyombo

He was selected seventh overall by the Sacramento Kings in the 2011 NBA Draft, and he was later traded to the Charlotte Bobcats (now Hornets). Biyombo has also played for the Toronto Raptors and the Orlando Magic.

Bismack Biyombo Salary and Net Worth

Due to his NBA longevity, Biyombo is worth a whopping $30 million at the time of writing.

Bismack Biyombo agreed to terms with the Phoenix Suns on a one-year, $2,905,851 contract, with $2,905,851 guaranteed and an annual average salary of $2,905,851. Biyombo will earn a base salary of $2,905,851 in 2022-23, with a cap hit of $1,836,090 and a dead cap value of $1,836,090.

Bismack Biyombo Professional Career

At 16, he represented Lupopo in the 2008 FIBA Africa Clubs Champions Cup, Africa’s premier senior league.

Coach Mário Palma discovered him at a youth tournament in Yemen. Palma was impressed by his performance, and he was given the opportunity to train in Spain.

Biyombo began the 2009-10 season with Fuenlabrada-Getafe Madrid of the EBA before being transferred to CB Illescas of the LEB Silver league. He also began the 2010-11 season with CB Illescas before moving to the ACB league’s Baloncesto Fuenlabrada in January 2011.

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Biyombo during a match in Spain

On January 9, 2011, Biyombo made his debut in the Spanish ACB League with Fuenlabrada against DKV Joventut, recording 5 points and 7 rebounds in just over 13 minutes of action.

Biyombo was selected seventh overall by the Sacramento Kings in the 2011 NBA draft, but his rights were later traded to the Charlotte Bobcats in a draft-night deal.

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Starting his NBA Career with Charlotte Bobcats

On July 18, 2015, Biyombo signed a two-year, $5.7 million contract with the Toronto Raptors. On August 1, 2015, he represented Team Africa in the 2015 NBA Africa exhibition game.

Biyombo signed a four-year, $72 million contract with the Orlando Magic on July 7, 2016. After accruing more than the maximum number of flagrant fouls during the 2016 playoffs, the NBA sentenced him to a one-game suspension to begin the 2016-17 season.

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Bismack during his Orlando stint

On July 7, 2018, Biyombo was returned to the Charlotte Hornets in a three-team trade.

After the 2020-21 season, Biyombo will be an unrestricted free agent. He signed a 10-day contract with the Phoenix Suns on January 1, 2022, under the COVID-19 hardship exemption.

Bismack Biyombo Personal Life

Biyombo was born in Lubumbashi, Zaire, to François and Françoise Biyombo, as well as his three brothers, Billy, Biska, and Bikim, and three sisters, Bimeline, Bikelene, and Bimela.

In 2016, Biyombo established the Bismack Biyombo Foundation. During the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, the foundation donated approximately $1 million in medical supplies to Congolese people.

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Biyombo for his national team

Biyombo is eligible to play for the Democratic Republic of the Congo men’s national basketball team, but he has never played for the team, despite his intentions to do so in November 2018.

Biyombo announced in March 2022 that he had pledged his entire 2021-22 season salary to the construction of a hospital in Congo in honour of his father.

FAQs about Bismack Biyombo

How old is Bismack Biyombo?
30 years (28 August 1992)
How tall is bismack?
2.03 m
How did the Suns get Biyombo?
The Suns signed him to a 10-day contract when centers Deandre Ayton and JaVale McGee went into the COVID health and safety protocols.

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