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Offline Machiavelli

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Jack Twyman and a life worth remembering
« on: May 31, 2012, 09:55:25 PM »
Paul Newberry
AP via Yahoo
May 31, 2012

One of the greats is gone.

And, no, we're not referring to anything Hall of Famer Jack Twyman did on a basketball court.

Tyyman ignored the ugly racial times that were the 1950s and '60s to dole out perhaps the greatest assist in NBA history.

He stood up when many wouldn't, becoming the legal guardian and the best of friends to Maurice Stokes when his stricken African-American teammate needed him most.

Former NBA star Jack Twyman dies at 78


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Re: Jack Twyman and a life worth remembering
« Reply #1 on: May 31, 2012, 09:58:24 PM »
Thank you for posting this!    :beer:
"It aint what you don't know that kills you.  It's what you know that aint so!" ...Theodore Sturgeon

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