Message Board Basketball Forum - InsideHoops

Go Back   Message Board Basketball Forum - InsideHoops > NBA Team Forums > Sacramento Kings Forum

Sacramento Kings Forum Sacramento Kings forum - Sacramento Kings message board

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 05-15-2012, 08:31 AM   #1
insidehoops
Administrator
 
insidehoops's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 11,370
insidehoops has disabled reputation
Default Shareef Abdur-Rahim gets college degree

Sacramento Bee:


It took almost 17 years, a nudge from the NBA, a bigger nudge from his family, on-line courses and community college offerings, guidance from academic counselors at Cal and the constant support of his boss, Geoff Petrie. And it required personal discipline and an unhealthy number of sleepless nights.

But on Monday, Abdur-Rahim, the Kings' assistant general manager, officially graduated from Cal. He walked with fellow sociology students inside Zellerbach Auditorium, heard his name called, heard his family cheer, returned his gown, secured his scroll, then commuted home.

"If I was still 21, maybe we would celebrate," Abdur-Rahim said with a deep-throated laugh as he navigated Interstate 80 shortly after the two-hour ceremony. "But I'll probably just go into the office and get back to work."
insidehoops is offline   Reply With Quote
This NBA Basketball News Website Sponsored by:
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:06 AM.




NBA Basketball Forum Key Links:
InsideHoops Home
NBA Rumors
Basketball Blog
NBA Daily Recaps
NBA Videos
Fantasy Basketball
NBA Mock Draft
NBA Free Agents
All-Star Weekend
---
High School Basketball
Streetball
---
InsideHoops Twitter
Search Our Site















Powered by vBulletin Version 3.5.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. Terms of Use/Service | Privacy Policy