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Larry Brown Sports:
Rasheed Wallace is back in the NBA and so is his mouth. On Tuesday night during the New York Knicks’ win over the Orlando Magic, Rasheed threw a bit of minor heckling toward Orlando’s Arron Afflalo as Afflalo was attempting a free throw in the first quarter.
“Yeah, AFLAC!” Wallace yelled as Afflalo missed only his second free throw of the season.
If Afflalo’s nickname wasn’t already “AFLAC,” it is now. If nothing else, it appears Wallace is going to be able to provide some comic relief for the Knicks this season. That’s much better than scoring on his own basket.
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For Thanksgiving this year, I will say that I am thankful that Rasheed Wallace is back in my life. This is why it's important that Rasheed continues to play basketball, even if its for 10 minutes per game because no one else can bring this must confusion and awesomeness rolled into one than the Ball Don't Lie himself.
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The New York Knicks (5-0) beat the Orlando Magic (2-5) 99-89, tonight at the Amway Center from Orlando, FL.
In the first fives games of the season, the Knicks are still undeafeted by shocking people that they can be NBA title cotenders this season.
This is their best start since the 1993-1994 season when they went 7-0 and made the NBA finals that very season.