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Don’t Fake the Funk on this Isaiah Rider Jersey

By February 1, 2012 No Comments

Fan rocking a JR Rider Timberwolves jersey

Isaiah Rider Timberwolves Jersey

This Isaiah Rider jersey is impressive but it would have been elite had it been a Hawks, Lakers, or Nuggets jersey (where he spent one season each). Those are more rare than hearing Skip Bayless say something that makes sense.

JR Rider’s time in Minnesota was actually very productive from a numbers standpoint. He averaged 16, 20, and 19 points per game while shooting 81+% from the line, 44+% from the field, and averaging almost four dimes. Unfortunately for Timberwolves fans Rider’s off the court behavior was about as good as Steve Francis reaction was when he got drafted by the Vancouver Grizzlies. He only lasted three years before the Timberwolves sent him off to the Trail Blazers.

Here is a nice compilation video showing some of Rider’s highlights. He may not have been a model citizen but at times he could light up the scoreboard and dazzle the crowd with dunks.

 

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Rob Cressy

Rob Cressy

Sports loving free throw specialist and yinzer living in Chicago who is awesome most of the time, has run with the bulls in Spain, and is a graduate of Second City's Improv program.