Quantcast
Thursday, September 11th, 2008 at 1:56 pm  |  34 responses

Shawn Kemp: Still Hoopin’

3BA brings Shawn Kemp out of retirement.

PRODUCED BY MATT CAPUTO
DIRECTED AND EDITED BY MATTHEW J. SHERIDAN

As the 3BA Tour came to a close in Seattle last month, SLAM was on hand to catch Shawn Kemp return to the Key Arena. About 5,000 fans showed up and shouted support at the former Sonic stud just about every time he touched the ball. It was a special homecoming for one of the city’s most storied athletes.

This video features Kemp playing in the tour’s last game, as well as a quick chat with 3-time NBA champ, A.C. Green.

Previous Shawn Kemp videos: Shawn Kemp: Confirms Rumors

  • Add a Comment
  • Share
  • RSS

Tags:

  • B. Long

    First! Awesome story and video.

  • B. Long

    The Randy Moss commercial is dope too!

  • B. Long

    I was really hoping for one old school Reignman dunk. Looks like those days have been over a long time.

  • Costa

    I can see this league growing a bit. Kind of like how football has the AFL. (Arena Football League)

  • Static

    I was waiting to see the Reignman too…at least he looks in a lot better shape than when he left the league and better spirits too. Nice to see Key Arena still bringing the fans out for whatever bball they can get up there

  • riggs

    Randy moss wears pony’s, while i love the history of the shoe i cant get over the fact that its synonymous with a miniature horse.

  • Big Marv

    riggs killed pony with that comment. LOL
    dang, remember the Reignman in ’96.

  • http://www.slamonline.com James the balla

    I want to just see a dunk!!

  • JE

    So do players average like 70 points a game? The final score had the team at 130something..

  • http://www.shawn-kemps-offspring.blogspot.com Eboy

    CAPUTO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Keith

    If it’s 3 on 3, Kemp could start his own league just with his offspring. Good to see him playing ball again.

  • Jer Boi

    this vid makes it look like Kemp can’t dunk

  • Matt

    I tried real hard to get a shot of Kemp dunking in the game–he had some real nice moves to the hole, but a dunk never happened. I would’ve opened the video with one of his dunks.

  • http://shawn-kemps-offspring.blogspot.com/ TADOne

    Damn, at 40(?) Kemp still has moves.

  • http://hibachi20.blogspot.com Hursty

    I still like SLAM ball. Slam magazine should be a major sponsor.

  • http://hibachi20.blogspot.com Hursty

    Oh and CAPUTO!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=627550406 KA

    wow he can still move. i was hoping to see a dunk but hes still pretty mobile with some decent guard moves.

  • The Last Kings Fan

    Kemp may still be playing, but Shaq won’t be after 2010?

  • http://www.nba.com Dacre

    kemp!
    that was awesome…he runs and moves with the same gait he had in the pro’s..that swinging arm posture, slightly gangly…memory day.

  • http://slamonline.com Simone S.Y Lawy

    i wanna see him dunk on someone…

  • http://www.yamahyouth.com Gerwin

    Nice video! Last week I was watching the VHS (yes, it still exists) of Shawn Kamp – The Reignman. He isn’t a fraction of what he was then, but still be playing like that at 40?! Last thing I heard was he trippled himself in weight. Good to see you back Shawn!

  • http://www.yamahyouth.com Gerwin

    What’s the latest on ‘Iron Man’ A.C. Green? Much respect due to the man who kept his virginity through his career. Anybody know if he’s married now? Whateva!

  • Froggiestyle

    ?? 3 on 3 FULL COURT? They trying to kill kemp or what? I’d rather see that Mario Bros version of hoops where cats were jumpin on trampolines getting INSANE air – boing boing slam/block

  • Penny Hardaway

    Is there anybody out there who LOVES Malone or Duncan more than the Reignman?

  • b55

    shawn kemp has the most beautiful spin move for a big man ever. or for just about any position.

  • räuber hotzenplotz

    true,
    nice spin move

  • k money

    This game looks great. Not to mention my boy Kemp who still looks like he can play a little…So when can we see some more of these games?

  • http://www.another48minutes.blogspot.com Gerard Himself

    Kemp looks better than he did in his final seasons in the L. And A.C. Green? Great guy, and that Steve Carrell movie from a couple of years ago was loosely based on Green. The only thing they changed was that he wasn’t a ballplayer, but working in an electronic store.

  • slamfan4life

    Tyrus Thomas reminds me of a young shawn kemp

  • Son of Shawn

    Yes, That´s my daddy, classiest ever

  • TBROWN

    That’s real good to see as a ball player that he’s back at it. RAIN MAN!!

  • Pingback: SLAM ONLINE | » Shawn Kemp Will Not Play In Italy

  • knick

    Kemp looks great, and give him a break, he’s a great baller not just a dunker.

  • http://OMEGATRUTH113yahoo.com omega truth

    I WAS REALLY WANTING TO SEE HIM GIVE US ONE OF THOSE INFOMOUS DUNKS……. COME ON SHAWN JUST ONE! BUT ITS GOOD TO SEE HIM STILL BALLING THO. I GREW UP WATCHING HIM AND AC GREEN PLAY.

Advertisement