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Keith Van Horn

Say what you want about Van Horn, but dude was a flat out baller. Back in 1997, he came on the scene at 6-foot-10, and would dribble, step back and hit a 3! Or blow by you for a layup (sometimes dunk). Wow. I hadn't seen that before.

Detlef SchrempfI was around, but he had more of a mid-range game. I saw Derick Coleman step back and hit some 3's ironcially in New Jersey, but not like this. Van Horn was an athletic wing/post player!!! Really....I had never seen it.

I heard rumors of Arvydas Sabonis being the precursor to Van Horn. How he embarrased Patrick Ewing in Europe shortly after he was drafted #1 overall. But when Arvydas came to America he was 28 years old with three knee surgies. Later Dirk and everyone else came.

Just remembering Keith Van Horn.

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I love you man but where do you work you gotta lotta time...You do make this site entertaining.

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Van Horn had a 42'' vert and

Van Horn had a 42'' vert and rocked the knee socks, a fun player to watch.

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he refused to play for

he refused to play for philly when we drafted him.. another memory of mine about Van horn.. traded on draft day to nets in a Tim thomas deal!

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Van Horn was balling for the

Van Horn was balling for the first couple years. His game went south though when Kidd came and they went to the finals, he was never really the same after that. I thought he played well for that half a season with the Knicks, but then Isiah thomas came and basically put keith on blast saying he would have never traded for him and then shipped him out a little later. Keith came out and said he knew he was being traded because isiah would never even talk to me face to face and in the papers he was talking about he wished i wasn't here.

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Big Keith Van Horn fan,

Big Keith Van Horn fan, especially while he was at Utah. He was a beast.

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van horn

i still remember those back to back game winners in vegas in the old wac days, or maybe it was the mountain west. The greatest tourny performance.

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Yeah, Andre Miller, Keith

Yeah, Andre Miller, Keith Van Horn and Alex Jensen (who nobody talks about) were a pretty formidable trio for the Utes.

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did Doleac play for that

did Doleac play for that team too?

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and don't forget Hanno

and don't forget Hanno Mottola

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Was Michael Doleac on that

Was Michael Doleac on that squad too or was that later???

My bad the Microwave... I didn't see you had asked that.

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lol np i wasnt sure myself..

lol np i wasnt sure myself.. havent had much time to look it up but i think he was...

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yeah, that utah squad was

yeah, that utah squad was nice. Van Horn, Andre MIller, Alex Jensen, Hanno Mottola, and MIchael Doleac. They got to the final 4 the year after van horn left and those other guys all stepped up. Jensen was the only one who didn't play in the nba and he was a very versatile 6-10 sf who did all the little things. Similar to what you get from Jared Jeffries in the nba.

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I'm actually a news

I'm actually a news reporter....And yes, those teams coach by Majerius were great. Too bad he couldn't do that in St. Louis, lol. Larry Hughes had been gone.

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HE WAS A BALLER. we used to

HE WAS A BALLER. we used to still talk about him years ago when i was living in utah because from time to time hed come to open gym at the U and just give everyone buckets. dunked on the deaf guy who played at utah and for the cavs with a windmill dunk. for the life of me i cant remeber the guys name right now. almost got in a fight with him because he threw a elbow. lol..at the time i was only 200lbs

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alex jensen

played in turkey. tried out for houston two different times but unfortunatlly was hamperd by nagging injuries.

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I felt bad when he retired.

I felt bad when he retired. I read he retired because he was tired of being constantly traded and having to move around. It was sad to see him leave the game early because he still could have contributed to many teams in the league.

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that utah team

That Utah team was great w/ him miller n doleac. Van Horn was a great college player and a solid pro.. wally world reminded me of him but van horn was better

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