Warriors Retire Chris Mullin’s Jersey
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – Chris Mullin didn’t think he’d see his No. 17 Golden State jersey hanging from the rafters at Oracle Arena, not after a bitter parting with the Warriors three years ago.
But, Mullin has found a way to overcome a lot during his life and Hall of Fame basketball career.
Mullin was to be honored as part of a halftime ceremony during Monday night’s game between Golden State and the Minnesota Timberwolves.
The former St. John’s star who went on to become a five-time All-Star after entering the NBA as a first-round pick in 1985 was having too much fun remembering his playing days and joking with former teammates than to get caught up in a discussion about any lingering resentment he may have toward his former employers.
Wearing a dark-colored suit with a light blue and yellow tie, Mullin smiled as he recalled spending hours in the gym after practice with Mitch Richmond and Tim Hardaway, each player trying to one-up the other no matter what the drill was. Read more