All due respect to NBA Champion Kyrie Irving, but former longtime NBA veteran Cuttino Mobley might be the real life Uncle Drew.
Feeling that the rewards and his love of the game outweigh the risks, Cuttino Mobley has decided to resume his basketball career, 19 months after he retired due to a potentially fatal heart condition."I can't stop living my life," Mobley told The Daily News over the telephone Tuesday. I'm ready."Mobley's career abruptly ended in November of 2008 after he was acquired by the Knicks in a trade with the Los Angeles Clippers.
Mobley, 34, was aware of his condition when he entered the league in 1998 as a second-round pick of the Houston Rockets, but the Knicks did not feel comfortable giving him clearance to play.
Yao Ming (en chino: 姚明, pinyin: Yáo Míng, nacido el 12 de septiembre de 1980 en Shanghái, China) es un exjugador chino de baloncesto que jugó 8 temporadas en la NBA, todas ellas en los Houston Rockets.
Mide 2,29 m (7 ft 6 in) de estatura y jugaba en la posición de pívot.
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That’s Cuttino Mobley, who spent most of his 11-year NBA career with the Rockets and Clippers. He could shave his white goatee and white hair, and he’d look about 30 years younger.
Sin embargo, desde su llegada los Rockets no han sido capaces de superar la primera ronda de los playoffs, y en los últimos tres años una plaga de lesiones le ha obligado a perderse una cantidad considerable de partidos al año.
Su padre, Yao Zhiyuan, mide 2.08 metros, y su madre, Fengdi Fang, 1.88 metros, fue capitana de la selección china.
"But I can play 20 to 25 minutes and I know I can help somebody.
The University of Rhode Island assistant coach couldn’t mask his considerable pride upon hearing former Rams guard Cuttino Mobley had been named to the 2016 Atlantic 10 Legends class.
-- The mere mention of a certain old teammate brought a wide smile to the face of Antonio Reynolds Dean.