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Latrell Sprewell

Personal information
Born (1970-09-08) September 8, 1970 (age 46)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school Washington (Milwaukee, Wisconsin)

Three Rivers CC (1988–1990)
Alabama (1990–1992)

NBA draft 1992 / Round: 1 / Pick: 24th overall
Selected by the Golden State Warriors
Playing career 1992–2005
Position Shooting guard / Small forward
Number 15, 8
Career history
1992–1998 Golden State Warriors
1998–2003 New York Knicks
2003–2005 Minnesota Timberwolves
Career highlights and awards

5× NBA All-Star (1994-1997, 2001)
All-NBA First Team (1994)
NBA All-Defensive Second Team (1994)
NBA All-Rookie Second Team (1993)

Career NBA statistics
Points 16,712 (18.3 ppg)
Assists 3,664 (4.0 apg)
Steals 1,294 (1.4 spg)
Stats at

And for the first time in a long time, I'm playing along somebody that has that same energy and fire and plays pretty much the same way I do. So, that was just nice to say.
Latrell Sprewell
I love New York. A part of me will always be here. What can I say.
You guys know the way I play. And what's so ironic is, KG is the same way. I'm looking at him in practice and going, 'Wow, I'm always that guy,' you know?
Latrell Sprewell
I know just one thing is those guys, KG and everyone, they're hungry. They want it bad. Sam's the only one that's had that, has the ring. Other than him, everybody else over there, we want it bad.
Latrell Sprewell
So much tension around here in New York. They want to fine you for every little thing you do.
Latrell Sprewell
I just meant as far as coming to the games on time; it was just like I was under the microscope, every little thing, it was like they were looking for me to come in here with my shoes untied.
Latrell Sprewell
I definitely think that myself and Sam will help the Timberwolves.
It always feels good to come back here. I love New York… it's just nice to see a lot of familiar faces.
Latrell Sprewell
Well I forgot how different it was because I've been here for about four or five years. It's a big load off my shoulders now. Now that I'm there, I'm like, man, I can breathe a little bit, you know?
Latrell Sprewell
Fortunately for me I was able to do well here, and it really did great things for my career and now hopefully I can go out there and continue to do what I did.
Latrell Sprewell
I think it'll be an emotional day. It'll be exciting for me, mostly it'll be exciting for them. I'm not going to get to come here a lot, so, it'll be a special day, hopefully.
Latrell Sprewell
I'm 33 years old now. I really want that ring. I got a taste of it here.
Latrell Sprewell
When I was put in a situation where I'm going there, you have to look at the team and the possibility that hey, we can probably do some good things over there.
Latrell Sprewell
Sam is there, Sam has been playing well, he has been doing great in camp.
I think it was one of the better meetings that I've had with those guys, because I was honestly able to say everything I wanted to say, and I pretty much aired out the dirty laundry. So from that point on, I thought all of that was behind us.
Latrell Sprewell
They got all the size over there, and the teams are really good, so, I think night after night you're just going to have to be ready to lace them up and be ready to play. The teams out there are really good.
Latrell Sprewell
I think that was one thing I definitely brought to the table, my aggressiveness and my style of play, and I think that's one of the reasons why the fans here really appreciated the way that I went out and played, just because I think they kind of liked that.
Latrell Sprewell
Sometimes change is good. Although I didn't want to leave.
I think was able to do a lot of things here.
I'm still going to have to go out and score, but defensively hopefully I can make them a little bit better.
Latrell Sprewell
Over there, Kevin McHale, I feel like I'm talking to someone I know. It's just a total different atmosphere.
Latrell Sprewell