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At the tender age of 39, Michael Finley is considering a comeback to the NBA. We say, go for it. Finley did not exactly look like a spring chicken coming off the bench for the Spurs and Celtics in the 2009-10 season, but if he thinks he can make a difference for an NBA team as he closes in on the big 4-0, who are we to crush his dreams?
Then again, Finley’s comeback should be given the go-ahead with one stipulation: That he never again attempt his atrocious “cartwheel dunk” from the 1997 NBA Slam Dunk Contest, if he is even still capable of a carthweel at his age.
Check out the dunk, which may be the worst in the history of the contest, in the video below.
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Could Michael Finley still help an NBA team on the court?credit: bleacherreport.com
Once one of the top shooters and scorers in the league, Michael Finley has spent the past few years as a member of the Dallas Mavericks organization in their front office. After 15 years in the league, Finley had a better run than most players can claim to have had. Apparently, he’s not content...
If Michael Jordan can do it, why can't Michael Finley? There are far too many reasons for me to name here. However, that doesn't keep Finley from wanting to make a comeback. The former Dallas Mavericks forward has been working with Mark Cuban in the team's front office, but he's been staying in shape and wants to play again. According to Marc Stein of ESPN...
Putting his dreams of being an NBA executive on hold, Michael Finley reportedly is attempting a comeback in the league. The former NBA All-Star has been working out strenuously and is hoping to land one more contract to play in the league, according to ESPN.com, which cited sources close to Finely. Finley, 39, had been working with Dallas Mavericks president of basketball of...
Michael Finley is reportedly ready to return to the game after two years of retirement from the NBA.
Last week it was Juan Dixon.
Now Michael Finley wants to call it a comeback.
Apparently age is nothing but a number to guys like Dixon (34 years old) and Finley (39 years old) as they still feel like they have something to offer to NBA teams around the league besides a chance to increase a teams’ average age.
ESPN.com’s Marc Stein is reporting Finley -- the former...
DALLAS Michael Finley once told me that loyalty is not about how you're treated by a team while you're playing. It's about how you're treated when you're done playing.
Judging by the frost coming from Mark Cuban, don't expect the Jason Kidd and Dallas Mavericks to make up anytime soon.
The emotions are still too raw at the upper end of the Mavericks organization...