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Baby Jordan’s Finest Moment

January 31, 2008

Before Kobe and LeBron, there was Harold Miner. As a junior at USC Miner was named Sports Illustrated’s college basketball player of the year. A legend in southern California coming into the NBA, his incredible athleticism and vicious dunks led Miner to two NBA Slam Dunk Contest titles in 1993 and 1995. His skills never translated to actual NBA games though, as Miner struggled with defense and the the more cerebral aspects of the game. Drafted in 1992 and out of the league by 1996, Miner’s USC coach George Raveling said, “I always felt the worst thing to happen to Harold was the ‘Baby Jordan’ tag.” He’s completely disappeared from the public eye over the last decade and is now reportedly a real estate investor in Las Vegas. Here’s to Baby Jordan, wherever he may be…

3 Comments »Posted by Andrew Thell on Jan. 31, 2008 at 2:05 pm in NBA

3 Responses

haha. I have never heard of him

Posted by: fadango on January 31st, 2008 at 11:53 pm

In 2003, Miner played 4 games in Qatar

Posted by: Eric on February 1st, 2008 at 6:33 pm

Harold Miner will win a NBA championship before Kobe does.
Just like Vince !

Posted by: QBZ on February 4th, 2008 at 12:48 pm

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