Jason Richardson

October/07/2014

Jason Richardson

Retired NBA
  • Fifth overall pick in the 2001 NBA Draft
  • 2x NBA Slam Dunk Champion (2002-03)
  • MVP of the Rookie Challenge at All-Star Weekend (2002)
  • NCAA National Championship with Michigan State (2000)
  • Named Michigan’s Mr. Basketball (1998-1999)

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DAMIEN WILKINS

August/12/2014

Damien Wilkins

  • Played at both NC State University and the University of Georgia
  • Has played in the NBA for tenseasons for the Seattle SuperSonics, Oklahoma City Thunder, Minnesota Timberwolves, Atlanta Hawks, Detroit Pistons, Philadelphia 76ers and Indiana Pacers
  • Played internationally for the Beijing Ducks (China) and Indios de Mayaguez (Puerto Rico)

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BOBBY HURLEY

July/25/2014

Bobby Hurley

Head Coach, Arizona State Men’s Basketball
  • Coached the University at Buffalo team to its first outright MAC East Division title in the 2013-14 season
  • Joe B. Hall Award finalist for nation’s top first year head coach
  • Seventh overall pick in the 1993 NBA Draft
  • 1993 first-team All-American at Duke
  • Three Final Four appearances at Duke
  • Helped the Blue Devils win back-to-back National Championships in 1991 and 1992
  • Holds the NCAA record for career assists (1,076)

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PATRIC YOUNG

July/24/2014

Patric Young

Free Agent
  • Graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in Telecommunications (2014)
  • First ever 3x SEC Scholar Athlete of the Year
  • NABC Big Man of the Year (2014)
  • SEC Defensive Player of the Year (2014)

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Chamique Holdsclaw

October/10/2013

Chamique Holdsclaw

  • 6x WNBA All-Star (1999-2003, 2005)
  • 2x WNBA Rebounding Champion (2002, 2003)
  • WNBA Scoring Champion (2002)
  • WNBA Rookie of the Year (1999)
  • Olympic Gold Medalist (2000)
  • 2x Naismith Award Winner at University of Tennessee (1998, 1999)
  • Sullivan Award Winner (top amateur athlete in nation) (1998)
  • 3x NCAA Champion (1996-1998)
  • In 2012, released her autobiography Breaking Through: Beating the Odds Shot after Shot about her struggles with depression

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Glenn Consor

September/17/2013

Glenn ConsorColor Analyst, Washington Wizards Radio Network

  • Analyst for the Washington Wizards since 2007
  • Post-Game Call-In Show Host for the Washington Wizards Radio Network
  • More than 20 years of broadcasting experience
  • Has also worked as basketball analyst for NBA TV, Home Team Sports, ESPN’s Regional College Basketball coverage, ESPN3, Sports Talk 980, Westwood One’s coverage of the NCAA Tournament, and Comcast SportsNet’s college basketball coverage
  • Motivational speaker with engagements including Morgan Stanley, St. Jude Medical and Five-Star Basketball Camps
  • Played under Rick Pitino at Boston University and professionally in Israel
  • Was a scout for the Wizards and Indiana Pacers

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NIKKI MCCRAY

September/09/2013

NIKKI MCCRAY

Head Coach, Old Dominion University
  • Conference USA Coach of the Year (2019-20)
  • Virginia Sports Information Directors State Coach of the Year (2019-20)
  • 11-year career in the ABL and WNBA
  • 1997 ABL MVP
  • 3x WNBA All-Star (1999, 2000, 2001)
  • 2x Olympic Gold Medalist (1996, 2000)
  • Inducted into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame in 2012
  • 2x Kodak All-America (1994, 1995)
  • 2x Naismith All-America (1994, 1995)
  • 2x SEC Player of the Year (1994, 1995)

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NYKESHA SALES

NYKESHA SALES

Assistant Coach, Univ. of Central Florida
  • 10-year career in the WNBA with the Miracle/Sun
  • 8-time WNBA All-Star
  • Scored a team record 3,955 points during her WNBA career, which spanned 278 games with the Suns (1999-2007)
  • One of just six players to be voted on to seven WNBA All-star teams
  • Holds all-time Connecticut marka for points, game, minutes (8,762), made field goals (1,481), field goal attempts (3,539), made three-pointers (352), three-point attempts (990), and steals (490)

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THADDEUS YOUNG

THADDEUS YOUNG

San Antonio Spurs
  • Twyman-Stokes Teammate of the Year Nominee (2019)
  • 3rd in Voting, NBA 6th Man of the Year Award (2011)
  • NBA All-Rookie Second Team (2008)
  • 12th Overall Selection, Philadelphia 76ers (2007)
  • McDonald’s All-American (2006)
  • Founder of the Young for Youth Foundation, which focuses on Youth Education, Health & Wellness, Athletics, Personal Growth and Responsibility and Professional Development

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ONE PUNCH

ONE PUNCH FROM THE PROMISED LAND: LEON SPINKS, MICHAEL SPINKS, AND THE MYTH OF THE HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE

One Punch from the Promised Land is the definitive story of Leon and Michael Spinks and a cross-examination of heavyweight boxing in 20th century America. Tandem provides the authors John Florio (author of the novel, Sugar Pop Moon) and Ouisie Shapiro (a five-time Emmy-winning writer and producer of sports documentaries) communications and PR services in promotion of this powerful work.

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