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Tuesday, July 26th, 2011 at 12:25 pm  |  26 responses

For Old Time’s Sake: Jamal Mashburn

Monster Mash

Jamal Mashburn thrived as a scorer at every level. He started at Cardinal Hayes in the Bronx, then took his talents to Wildcat country where he earned First Team All-American honors as a Junior, and then got drafted 4th overall by the Mavs in ’93. Mash led all rookies in scoring during the ’93-94 season averaging 19.2 points and became one of the best young Small Forwards in the league. He was traded to Miami during the ’96-97 season after 2 injury-plagues years in Dallas and became an integral part of a Heat squad that won 4 straight Division Titles. Mash was traded to the Hornets in 2000 and earned All-Star honors in 2003 while averaging 21.6 pts, 6.1 rbs, and 5.6 asts. He retired after the ’04 season and now works for ESPN as an NBA analyst.

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  • SikhWitIt

    Kidd, Mash, and Popeye Jones…love them old school Mavs.

  • http://redoftoothandclaw.ca/ niQ

    Yes Jamal Mashburn!

  • http://slam.com Chris Mullin’s Accent

    Joe Johnson = Jamal Mashburn with a shit ton of money

  • http://slam.com Chris Mullin’s Accent

    Jamal Mashurn = Joe Johnson w/o the max contract

  • http://www.kb24.com The Seed

    Monster Mash was a good player.

  • AQWORD

    SikhWitit : You forgo Jimmy Jackson . Him & Monster Mash, Kidd ran ish. Kinda.

  • AQWORD

    Jimmy Jack -son !

  • http://www.slamline.com skillrex

    Sweet Stroke for a monster!Triple J’s…

  • cramzy

    Hurt my heart when they broke up the 3 j’s. Damn that toni braxton

  • http://bedotwater.bandcamp.com BE.water

    Monster Mash Was a beast, yo.

  • http://slamonline.com nbk

    LeBron needs some game-time of Jamal in the post.

  • Darren

    Decent player but not clutch: watch the end of game 7 against the Knicks in 2000 to illustrate the point.

  • jarrett

    my car sittin on jamal mashburns (24′s)

  • http://www.twitter.com/dfrance21 dfrance21

    Watching Glenn Robinson play one-on-one defense is funny.

  • treetrunks

    Hey, was that sh*t about toni braxton really true?!

  • Riggs

    damn you toni braxton!

  • http://www.optimabbc.be Max

    One of my first fav players ever.

  • http://www.slamonline.com/ 1982

    Don’t you ever damn Toni Braxton. – Kidd circa 1995

  • el_larsen

    monster mash a beast in kentucky and in nba,shame on tony braxton for breaking up that team

  • andrew

    mash was rock solid

  • iCARNACKi

    Him and Jimmy Jackson will ALWAYS be associated in my mind, I think of one I think of the other (No homo).

  • http://www.optimabbc.be Max

    Whats up with this Toni Braxton thingy?

  • http://slamonline.com GlobeTrotter

    Mash was my fav under-rated player ever!

  • http://slamonline.com GlobeTrotter

    ….still rockin his Kentucky #24!

  • Boggz

    mash had the moves! good player to watch… is it just me or were there a lot of highlights of his shots rimming in? something about rimmed in shots that dont feel right on a highlight reel

  • http://www.triplejunearthed.com/dacre Dacre

    hahaha… this guy had the mid-post game on LOCK. Who was that fool he juked at the 1min mark for the Bucks…?!?!?!?!? Dude came down and hurt his self….

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