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Saturday, October 9th, 2010 at 10:05 am  |  23 responses

Antonio McDyess: This is My Last Season

Before battling injuries, the Spurs forward was one of the most explosive bigs in the game. Here’s to a very solid career and class act. From the San Antonio Express-News: “Veteran big man Antonio McDyess, the Spurs’ oldest player at age 36, said he doesn’t plan to play past this season. ‘I didn’t know what to expect when they signed me (in 2009), and I’m glad to be back,’ McDyess said, ‘but I think this is it. I’m the oldest player (on the Spurs) now, and I feel like it. I’m not trying to see any more years. I’m pretty sure this is it. My body just can’t take it. I’m not Juwan Howard. I can’t believe he’s still out there, even though he is in great shape.’”

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  • sample

    i hope he suddenly dunks on someone and throws someone’s shot into the stands like when he was 21 yrs old!

  • http://slamonline.com Jacob J

    First! Anyways McDyess was a great player for the Pistons and was always a hard worker its hard to see him leave for good but nobody can play forever.

  • http://www.youtube.com/user/xmuscularghandix Muscularghandix

    He was dominant in Denver, good career. Hopefully he can have a nice productive season on his way out.

  • hammer

    U will b missed dyess. Dam! I feel old w/only a few players left from the 90′s. And the ones remaining r getting old 2. But its like jacob j said “nobody can play forever.” Which is the dam truth. And much props 2 juwan

  • http://jayemmbee.blogspot.com Clutch Performer

    lol Im not Juwan Howard

  • LD

    As a Piston fan my first memory of Antoonio happened on the first game of the 2004-2005 regualr season right after the Ring Ceremony for the 2004 Championship that he was not a part of because he had signed during the summer of 2004. He got ejected that game and punted the ball into the stands. Barkley said he should have showed more class now that he is on a chamoionship team.

  • http://sdklff.com Jukai

    Evidence that if yer athleticism disappears, you can still make it in the league when you have skill. Good for you, McDyess. You’ll be missed.

  • http://www.slamonline.com Todd Spehr

    Headline: “Mc”Dyess, not “My”Dyess

  • http://slamonline BossTerry

    Haha Todd, I was gonna make that correction MYself.. McDyess had a pretty good career, wishing him a great final season..

  • http://www.slamonline.com J

    @ sample +1 Dyess will be missed.

  • Dagger

    It always amazes me how a 36-year-old young man in any other field is a creaky old vet in sports. He’ll be missed.

  • http://thetroyblog.com Teddy-the-Bear

    It was a great run, ‘Dyess. Enjoy this last season.

  • http://www.twitter.com/Boston_Blogger Boston_Blogg3r

    I forgot he was even in the league.

  • underdog

    Great guy, will be missed.

  • OneStep

    Co-sign Jukai. It’d be cool if finished with a massive bang on Shaq or KG.

  • iLL wiLL

    Who is MyDyess?

  • a_whiteman

    Those days in denver were unreal, he was bangin on everybody who got in his path, u will be missed antonio!

  • 6marjons

    Good luck with the coming season then Dyess you deserve a ring

  • IAMORANGE4EVER

    McDouche would’ve had a great shot at ring if he wasn’t such a baby refusing to go to the Nuggets as part of the AI for Billups trade. Instead he got his buyout, and went running back to Detroit. LOL

  • al

    @IAMORANGEEVER.
    u r A Mcdouche

  • IAMORANGE4EVER

    @al: Sometimes the truth hurts.

  • http://www.need4sheed.com Tarzan Cooper

    goin out with a ring. timmy wins no 5!

  • al

    @IAMORANGEEVER
    _that u r a mcdouche? well stop looking in the mirror if it hurts,.. for Christ’s sake man.

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