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Latrell Sprewell Declined A $21M NBA Contract, Saying He Had 'Family To Feed' And Never Played Again — But Here's How It Turned Out For Him

Crime Mob’s “Knuck If You Buck” took on a new meaning for former NBA star Latrell Sprewell. With a career that had him labeled as one of the league’s bad boys, Sprewell’s on and off-court moves were ones for the record books. Latrell Sprewell was born on Sept. 8, 1970, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. After playing high school basketball, he played with Three Rivers Community College for two years. After his community college career, he went to play for two years with the University of Alabama. In 1992, the Golden State Warriors selected him as the No. 24 draft pick. In the early part of his career, Sprewell worked hard on his skills and eventually became the leading scorer for the Western Conference All-Star team from 1994-1997. However, his personal antics would begin to overshadow his athletic ability. Regardless of this, Sprewell would remain one of the most touted NBA players in the league. At the end of his career, he averaged 18.4 points, 4.1 rebounds, and four assists. And because...

Aug 22, 2022