HoopsHype Jim McIlvaine rumors
Dirk (Nowitzki) and Carmelo (Anthony) are on it. Stephen Jackson: That don’t make no sense. Dirk and Carmelo? Seriously? I can name at least 10 people who are overpaid. One is the worst of all time, and I played with him – Jim McIlvaine. He robbed the league with no mask, no type of weapon. What did they give him? Ninety-nine million (35, actually) and he played one year in Seattle and New Jersey. Jim McIllvaine should be No. 1. At least I got a championship. San Antonio Express-News
Jim McIlvaine, a former NBA center who was secretary- treasurer of the union in 1998, said he wished there had been a similar handbook then. He added that not every player is likely to heed the advice now being offered. “You’re going to have people that aren’t smart with their money or make poor decisions,” McIlvaine, who was in New York for the Big East men’s basketball tournament as part of Marquette University’s radio broadcast team, said in an interview. “They can wallpaper the inside of guys’ houses with these things and there’s still going to be a guy who’s a knucklehead and not make good decisions.” Bloomberg
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