Originally posted on Project Spurs  |  Last updated 3/14/12
Former San Antonio Spurs guard Roger Mason Jr. played two years in San Antonio, resuscitating a career that landed him everywhere from Washington to Chicago to Toronto to Jerusalem.After acquiring Mason in what many called a free agent steal before the 2008-09 season, the Spurs gave Mason the biggest role he had ever had and a 10 minute playing time increase, something Mason says isn't easily forgotten. "One of the best basketball experiences of my life playing here with Coach Pop and the guys Tony, Tim and Manu," Mason told me before Monday's Spurs vs. Wizards game. "I learned a lot. With a young team like this, I definitely try to teach them some of the things they taught me."After a career year with the Spurs, averaging 11.8 points per game and shooting 42 percent beyond the arch, Mason saw a considerable drop in minutes, role and production, Mason opted to test the free agent waters in the summer of 2010 and later joined the New York Knicks.Now with the Washington Wizards for a second
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