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Old 05-20-2009, 03:12 PM   #1
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Default brian grant diagnosed w/ parkinson's disease

http://www.nba.com/2009/news/05/19/g....ap/index.html

not sure if this has been posted but i really used to like him when he was on the blazers years ago.
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Old 05-20-2009, 03:17 PM   #2
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Actually this has been posted 3 times previously after it was first posted.

Still sad news.
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Old 05-20-2009, 03:43 PM   #3
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loved the way he played bal...... had he not gotten that one huge contract he would have been seen as much more of a basketball player... would take a brian grant on my team any day of the week
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Old 03-27-2011, 06:28 PM   #4
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how's he doing these days?
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Old 03-27-2011, 06:35 PM   #5
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That's very sad. He was a very underappreciated player. Very blue collar type of guy. Hustled a lot and did the little things.
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very sad news
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Old 03-27-2011, 06:49 PM   #7
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very sad news

You realize this happened in 2009?
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Old 03-27-2011, 07:02 PM   #8
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how's he doing these days?

I go to school with his son, but he's just back in Oregon and doing charity for Parkinson's. I believe his charity is called "Shake it till we make it" or something like that...
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Old 03-27-2011, 07:45 PM   #9
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I think he was on that old heat team with Caron Butler and Lamar Odom... I think I have his old bobble head...
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Old 03-27-2011, 07:55 PM   #10
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Old 03-28-2011, 03:44 AM   #11
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I go to school with his son, but he's just back in Oregon and doing charity for Parkinson's. I believe his charity is called "Shake it till we make it" or something like that...

all the best to him.
tell his son that he's still got many fans. the rasta warrior will not be forgotten!
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Old 03-28-2011, 04:12 AM   #12
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He was in attendance at some NBA game I watched a while ago and the commentators talked about his charity work.
You can never tell what a person is like when you see him on tv and stuff, but Grant always struck me as a good guy. The way he has handled his disease (with the charity work and all) shows greatness though
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Old 03-28-2011, 07:38 AM   #13
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Wow, I'm honestly not sure if I knew about this. If I did, I completely forgot. I certainly wish him the best.
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I hope the doctors and the scientist finally found a cure to Parkinson's disease.
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Old 03-28-2011, 10:16 AM   #15
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You can never tell what a person is like when you see him on tv and stuff, but Grant always struck me as a good guy. The way he has handled his disease (with the charity work and all) shows greatness though

surely one of the most likable guys in the nba. his game matched his demeanor. hard work, no bullshit.
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