Rafer Alston Reflects on Magic Days

In a wonderfully well done exclusive piece by SLAM Magazine, Rafer Alston discussed his brief stint with the Orlando Magic that included a surprise trip to the 2009 NBA Finals. The streetball legend usually referred to as ‘Skip To My Lou’ also didn’t hesitate to display how grateful he was for the opportunities given to him by Stan Van Gundy. Alston’s successful run in Houston...
Via Magic Basketball Online
16 days ago  |  Discuss

300+ Photo Album Of SLAM Magazine Scans From The Early/Mid 2000s Is Glorious

Relive early 2000s NBA greats Matt Geiger, Scott Williams and Rafer Alston’s illustrious careers by skimming through this incredible photo album of SLAM Magazine photos. Here’s a few of our faves:      (Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)The post 300+ Photo Album Of SLAM Magazine Scans From The Early/Mid 2000s Is Glorious appeared first on No Coast Bias |.
Via No Coast Bias
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

AND 1 to host $100k open tournament in Philadelphia

Unfortunately, I am a couple years past the point where I would take such an open opportunity semi-seriously. Check out the original article here. From Philly.com:"Basketball fans that grew up in the late 1990’s and early 2000’s are likely to remember the AND 1 mixtape tour, which thanks to an impressive marketing scheme, took the basketball world by storm.The mixtape tour...
Via Around the Arc
June 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Who are the Magic's all-time dirtiest players?

A few weeks ago, in response to Kobe Bryant's then-debilitating ankle injury and accusations that Dahntay Jones somehow committed a dirty play by cutting under him while he was still in the air, I listed the dirtiest players in the NBA. I tried to take a different look at it and list players that were "dirty" in a number of different ways. I looked at "complainers...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
March 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Ball Up Streetball announces Hugh “Baby Shaq” Jones as newest member

Tweet   Those of you who are familiar with streetball probably know the names “Professor”, “Air Up There”, “Springs”, “AO”,  “Pat the Roc”. They, along with the rest of the Ball Up team, are headed to China for a three game tour with former NBA players Allen Iverson and Rafer Alston, better known to some as NYC playground legend “Skip [...]
Via Los That Sports Blog
November 29, 2012  |  Discuss

D-Fenders Acquire Rafer Alston

The Los Angeles D-Fenders have acquired Rafer Alston.
Via RealGM
February 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Can Rafer Alston "Skip" Back Into The NBA Through The D-League?

 Just when you thought the D-League couldn’t possibly add any more veteran NBA free-agents to their rosters, along comes Rafer Alston.  According to Marc Stein of ESPN, 35-year old point guard is ready to make his comeback and could sign with a team in the D-League as  soon as Friday.  But is Alston really ready to “Skip” back into the NBA and make a return run through...
Via Crossover Chronicles
January 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Rafer Alston Trying to Come Back … in the D-League

Skip back? Maybe, and it could happen in the NBA D-League. Per ZagsBlog: “Former NBA point guard Rafer ‘Skip to My Lou’ Alston is attempting a comeback and could be in the NBA D-League by Friday. ‘He has to get picked up and he gets cleared for the NBDL Friday at 1 p.m.,’ a source close to Alston told SNY.tv. Alston, 35, had been coaching at Humble (Texas) Christian Life...
Via SLAM Online
January 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Rafer Alston seeks NBA comeback

Veteran point guard Rafer Alston seemed done with the NBA, but has apparently had a change of heart and is looking to extend his pro career. Alston’s agent and long-time friend Eddie Lau on Wednesday told InsideHoops.com editor Jeff Lenchiner that the guard, who last played in the NBA for the Miami Heat and New Jersey [...]
Via Inside Hoops
December 14, 2011  |  Discuss

A Very Effective Shark Imitation

Michael Beasley: Hey, check me out. I'm a shark. RRRRRRRRROOOWWWWWR. Buh dut. Buuuuh dut. Buuuuh dut. Buh dut buh dut buh dut buh dut SNEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!Rafer Alston: Hahahahahahhaha. That's funny, man. Is that fin real?Michael Beasley: Yeah, cuz I'm a shark.Rafer Alston: Hahahahahahhaha. That's funny, man. Hahahahahahhaha. Man, that's funny, man. Hahahahahahhaha...
Via Blowtorch
February 05, 2010  |  Discuss
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