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01-19-2011, 04:13 PM

Rafer Skips To China

Streetball legend and former NBA player Rafer Alston has found a new job in basketball, and itís taking him overseas.

Alstonís longtime manager and close friend Eddie Lau told InsideHoops.com that the guard is traveling to China today where he will sign a contract to play for the Zhejiang Guangsha Basketball Club.

In other news, in addition to his other roles, Lau is now also Alstonís agent.

Alston began his NBA career in 1999, playing for Milwaukee. He went on to play Toronto, Miami, Houston, Orlando and New Jersey, and had a career average of 10.1 points, 2.8 rebounds, 4.8 assists and 1.2 spg.

Known in Rucker Park and other famous playgrounds as ďSkip to my Lou,Ē Alston has great flair to his game. Over his years as a professional, he learned how to separate Alston the NBA player from Skip, the kid in the playground. Itíll be interesting to see footage of how he performs overseas.

01-19-2011, 04:43 PM
Just thinking of the Chinese people trying to say saying "Skip to my Lou". snicker, snicker

01-19-2011, 05:38 PM
I wonder why Alston doesn't have a spot on an NBA roster. I thought he was a huge reason the Magic made the Finals in 09.