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RIP Abdul Jeelani

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by old_tony, Aug 4, 2016.

  1. old_tony

    old_tony Well-Known Member

  2. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    #FamousMuslimAthletes
     
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  3. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

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    143 games, 1,290 points, 288 of 559 FGs (51%), 161 of 204 from the line, 500 rebounds, 160 assists, 278 fouls, lots of drugs.
     
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    Songbird Well-Known Member

  5. BadgerBeer

    BadgerBeer Active Member

    Sad story. As the article mentioned he had his demons. He was a legend in Italy if I remember correctly. When he went into the Racine HoF Caron Butler bought him new clothes and such. I'm not from Racine but I remember reading about Gary Cole in Street and Smiths and the Milwaukee papers when I was growing up in the Fox Valley. Just saw him this winter and he didn't look great. RIP
     
  6. BYH 2: Electric Boogaloo

    BYH 2: Electric Boogaloo Active Member

    The Mavericks were the first expansion team I remember. I thought the idea of a new team was really cool and predicted to my Dad they'd be good. He explained that expansion teams are by design awful. Mavericks won their first game and I was all "I told you so." Of course they finished 15-67, thereby beginning my career of #FreezingColdTakes at the tender age of 7.
     
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