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NOTE FROM THE UNDERGROUND
Jackie MacMullan
May 04, 1998
Collector's ItemIn His 10 years as a journeyman NBA point guard, the Cavaliers' Scott Brooks has made sure to pick up a jersey from each of his teams. The one exception: the Celtics, who waived Brooks so soon after acquiring him in a multiplayer trade last fall that he never put on a Boston uniform. When Cleveland visited Boston on April 17, Brooks requested a singlet from the Celtics, the seventh one for his collection. After asking for numbers that were either in use or had been retired, he settled on 43, which had been worn by the late Derek Smith, Brooks's teammate with the 76ers in 1989-90.
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May 04, 1998

Note From The Underground

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Collector's Item
In His 10 years as a journeyman NBA point guard, the Cavaliers' Scott Brooks has made sure to pick up a jersey from each of his teams. The one exception: the Celtics, who waived Brooks so soon after acquiring him in a multiplayer trade last fall that he never put on a Boston uniform. When Cleveland visited Boston on April 17, Brooks requested a singlet from the Celtics, the seventh one for his collection. After asking for numbers that were either in use or had been retired, he settled on 43, which had been worn by the late Derek Smith, Brooks's teammate with the 76ers in 1989-90.

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