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Latrell Sprewell
Latrell Sprewell
Position: -
Born: 09/08/70
Height: 6-5 / 1.96
Weight:195 lbs. / 88.5 kg.
Earnings: $97,060,000 ($144,546,092*)
For Jordan, poking his head back into basketball, even for just a moment, was about delivering a message, both to his adversaries and himself. He needed to know how he stacked up before formally attempting a return. “He wanted to go after the best, youngest player he thought could be better than him,” Mullin said of Sprewell. “And he (Jordan) put it to rest that day.”
He gave them a blow-by-blow of the first training camp practice for Pat Riley (with the Knicks), when Mason and McDaniel went at it in a full-blown fight, like five minutes into the first practice. And he told them about Sprewell — the whole choking incident with P.J. Carlesimo – and joked, “I’m sure he wanted to choke me some days as well.”
Childs made similar sentiments recently, calling Sprewell “a pawn,” in the long-standing feud. As for King, he told Oakley his wife wanted to go to a game, and that was why he was in attendance that night. Oakley hasn’t forgiven him. “I wanted to smack Bernard. Serious,” he said. “I lost so much respect for him. I can’t even speak to him.”
Two days after Oakley was arrested and dragged out of the Garden in February of 2017, Dolan famously invited several former players — including Latrell Sprewell — to attend a game. It was a transparent attempt to show Dolan had support despite the Oakley fiasco. One of the players in attendance, Vin Baker, told the Huffington Post at the time that Dolan “called me sounding really sad asking me if I would come sit with him. Hadn’t spoke to him in 15 years.” Lee, however, was clearly supporting Oakley. He wore a #34 Oakley jersey at his courtside seat and criticized Dolan for calling his friend an alcoholic.
Sprewell has remained a part of the organization since and likely will have a more prominent role. “If they ask me, I’m definitely open to it, for sure,” he said. “Anything I can do to have these guys get better, I’m willing to do that for sure.” “I had him up [here] one day and then we’re going to start; this is the new cycle of bringing guys in,” Knicks coach David Fizdale said. “We had Allan [Houston] working with the guys the other day on getting open and creating space for shots. It [also] was pretty cool, on the trip, [when] Pearl [Monroe] got to spend some time with Emmanuel [Mudiay], got to talk to Emmanuel. We’ve been dying to get Pearl with some of these guys. Then obviously Spree. Different guys like that, we’re going to have working with guys like [them], especially our big wings.”
If asked, Sprewell said he’d love to work more with the youngsters. Kevin Knox, their lottery-pick rookie, showed he still has a lot of work to do after a lousy London outing shooting 2 of 11 for five points. “(Knox) is young with a big upside,’’ Sprewell said. “He likes to shoot. That’s a good thing. He’s not shy. He’s tall, long and he’s going to get stronger. He’s got a great upside. I’ve talked to all the guys. I haven’t worked with them much.”