Scottie Pippen calls Duke’s Zion Williamson the best NBA prospect since Michael Jordan

first_img[email protected] tells @Rachel__Nichols that Zion is an even better prospect than LeBron was. pic.twitter.com/3ahcwKyIzb— NBA on ESPN (@ESPNNBA) February 2, 2019″I think he’s going to be a different player. I think he’s going to be a game-changer. And we’re going to see something special out of this kid,” Pippen said. Scottie Pippen thinks highly of Zion Williamson.The Bulls legend was asked about the forward’s potential on ESPN’s The Jump. He responded by calling Williamson the best NBA prospect since Michael Jordan. NBA Draft 2019: Zion Williamson enjoys chatter about teams’ fans Williamson, a 6-foot-7 forward, is averaging 22 points and 9.2 rebounds in his freshman season with the Blue Devils. He is shooting a staggering 68.1 percent from the floor. Despite weighing 285 pounds, Williamson is one college basketball’s most explosive athletes. Pippen thinks this will be a huge help at the next level. Related News “I think he’s sort of the Charles Barkley throwback that you’re not going to be able to match up with him, in terms of meeting his physicality that he’s going to bring to the game,” Pippen continued.Duke is 18-2 and ranked No. 2 in the nation. Williamson is expected to be the first pick in the 2019 NBA Draft, and Pippen’s Bulls are in the running to land him.last_img read more

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Thomas Mesker, 59, Wellington: July 29, 1954 – Nov. 23, 2013

first_imgThomas MeskerThomas Mesker, 59, of Wellington, died on November 23, 2013 at the Sumner Regional Medical Center in Wellington.Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m., on Wednesday, November 27, 2013   at the St. Anthony- St. Rose Catholic Church in Wellington. Graveside Services will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday at the Memorial Park Cemetery in Hutchinson, Kansas. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. Tuesday, November 26 at the Hawks-Shelley Funeral Home in Wellington with a Rosary being held at 6 p.m. at the funeral home. For further information or to send a condolence please visit www.shelleyfamilyfh.comThomas Gerald Mesker was born on July 29, 1954 the son of Thomas Patrick and Rose Alice Gorman Mesker in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Tom was a roofer who liked people. Tom was a Green Bay Packers fan and enjoyed cooking and spending time with others. He liked to travel and fish. Tom was very close with his mother and was great at putting other people in a good mood and making them laugh. He is preceded in death by his parents. Tom is survived by his sisters, Bridget Christopher of Mulvane, KS, Rose Mesker of Wellington, Patricia Nicholson of Wellington and Genevieve Kifer of Cushing, OK, 6 nieces and 3 nephews.last_img read more

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Good Hope businessman charged for narcotics found in fishing vessel

first_imgA Good Hope, East Coast Demerara (ECD) businessman who was arrested following the discovery of a large amount of cocaine and ganja in a fishing vessel at Mon Repos, ECD, was on Tuesday remanded to prison by Magistrate Alisha George when he appeared at the Sparendaam Magistrate’s Court.The drugs found in the fishing vesselAzim Baksh, known as “Bato”, of Phase One, Good Hope, denied the charge when it was read to him. The Police stated that he trafficked 91.132 kilograms of cocaine and 56.008 kilograms of cannabis on July 14, 2018.His Attorney, Bernard DaSilva, told the court that the drugs were not found in his client’s possession but rather in a boat.DaSilva further argued that at the time of the discovery, Baksh was in his motor car on the Mon Repos Public Road, ECD.However, CANU Prosecutor Konyo Sandiford told the Court that the defendant has been under their watch for a lengthy period. On the day in question, he, along with another man, was reportedly seen by CANU ranks on the boat where the illegal substances were found.As such, Baksh was arrested after CANU had issue d a wanted bulletin for him. He will make his next court appearance on August 10, 2018.last_img read more

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