Latrell Sprewell Rumors

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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 ($143,618,698*)
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.”
If not technique, Sprewell can enlighten the Knicks of the pressures of New York, especially when they get good. “You have to have a certain toughness and confidence level to play in New York,’’ Sprewell said. “The fans are very knowledgeable. They understand the game. They expect you to play hard. They want to see a lot of effort from you. It can be tough. If you do the right things, play the right way, New York fans definitely appreciate that. That’s the first thing I noticed when I came here.”
Latrell Sprewell was the lone Knicks alumnus at a kids event and coached the Jr. Knicks — a collection of London schoolboys and girls. The Wizards had several alumni participate, including Phil Chenier, Bobby Dandridge and Caron Butler as well as Elena Delle Donne, star of the WNBA’s Washington Mystics. Sprewell was not available for interviews. Former Knicks publicity chief Jonathan Supranowitz brought Sprewell back to the Knicks’ family through his persistence two years ago after Sprewell had feuded with owner James Dolan.