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It’s an anniversary!

Since today’s news is moving slower than Francisco Garcia on an English test and with NBA and sneaker madness captivating the UK fan base right now, why not take a back to this day on 1993, when Jamal Mashburn went fourth overall to my beloved Dallas Mavericks.  The pick would not only signal the first significant Kentucky draft pick of my lifetime (that I remember), but also gave the world one of the greatest post-draft interviews of all-time.  I looked for video online and couldn’t find it, but Mashburn told Craig Sager something to the effect of “I don’t care how much the Mavericks pay me, FILA just made me a very rich man!”.  And, with that statement, the world got the Monster Mash.  Happy millionaire anniversary, Mr, Mashburn.

Fila MASH from Bent Image Lab on Vimeo.

Article written by Thomas Beisner