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Old 09-22-2012, 02:54 PM   #1
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Default [Question] "A" on Rasheed's jersey

I was watching a highlight reel of Rasheed Wallace, and noticed I never understood what the "A" he used in his jersey for some time meant.

Was it something similar to the "A" in hockey? Or did everyone have it and was to honor someone?

Thanks for the help.

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Old 09-22-2012, 03:12 PM   #2
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assistant captain?
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Old 09-22-2012, 03:16 PM   #3
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asshole?
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Old 09-22-2012, 03:17 PM   #4
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Are you sure that's not the 9/11 memorial ribbon?

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Old 09-22-2012, 03:28 PM   #5
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Are you sure that's not the 9/11 memorial ribbon?

That was my first thought as well. Tough to get a good look there.
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Old 09-22-2012, 03:52 PM   #6
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I'm pretty sure some teams have adopted the "Captain" and "Assistant Captain" symbol on their jersey. ALL hockey teams do this, and some NBA teams have adopted it at different moments. I remember Michael Redd always had a "C" on his jersey for captain and I think the Bucks still have those symbols.



As for Rasheed Wallace that is indeed the 9/11 memorial. Here is another look.


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Old 09-22-2012, 03:59 PM   #7
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I'm pretty sure some teams have adopted the "Captain" and "Assistant Captain" symbol on their jersey. ALL hockey teams do this, and some NBA teams have adopted it at different moments. I remember Michael Redd always had a "C" on his jersey for captain and I think the Bucks still have those symbols.

As for Rasheed Wallace that is indeed the 9/11 memorial. Here is another look.

Pretty sure it's not, but the first part of your reply answers my question, so thanks

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wd7bHusI5Nk

2:09 - 2:12
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Old 09-22-2012, 04:13 PM   #8
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Pretty sure it's not, but the first part of your reply answers my question, so thanks

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wd7bHusI5Nk

2:09 - 2:12
Sorry, just to clarify, you're saying you're pretty sure it's not an alternate captain patch, yes? Because in that video clip it does in fact look like the 9/11 memorial patch, not to mention it cuts to Bonzi Wells just before changing clips and he's also wearing it.
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Old 09-22-2012, 04:16 PM   #9
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I was watching a highlight reel of Rasheed Wallace, and noticed I never understood what the "A" he used in his jersey for some time meant.

Was it something similar to the "A" in hockey? Or did everyone have it and was to honor someone?

Thanks for the help.

How can you say it's a ribbon
That' clearly an A.
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Old 09-22-2012, 05:48 PM   #10
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asshole?


I was just thinking the same
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Old 09-22-2012, 08:57 PM   #11
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How can you say it's a ribbon
That' clearly an A.

can hardly tell that's rasheed wallace let alone the ribbon

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