As a player, Dikembe Mutombo made a big difference for his teams with his signature shot-blocking skills.

Now, eight years after his retirement from the NBA, the Congolese native is still making a difference in society. His philanthropic activities around the world keep him busy.

On Friday, the former NBA star and Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame center, visited the B. League office, where he greeted league chairman Masaaki Okawa in his role as a global ambassador for Special Olympics.