Originally written on Hoops Addict  |  Last updated 4/2/12
 Washington Wizards rookie Shelvin Mack was born in Lexington, Ky., but the 6’3″ point guard returned to his home away from home on Thursday when the Wizards visited the Indiana Pacers. Before being selected by Washington as the No. 34 overall pick, Mack starred at Butler University in Indianapolis, Ind., where he helped lead the Bulldogs to back-to-back Final Fours. In front of family, friends, and even a few high school coaches, Mack scored two points, hauled down a pair of rebounds and dished out four assists in the Wizards 93-89 loss to Indiana. “It was especially good to be able to come back home after the things my teammates and I did at Butler,” Mack said following the game. “It was great to come home and get a great ovation when I came in the game.” Mack has played in all but three games this season for the Wizards, seeing about 12 minutes of action per contest. Despite his lack of experience at the NBA level, interim head coach Randy Wittman has confidence in his young poin...
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