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Rafer Alston
Rafer Alston

Born in Jamaica Queens, New York, Rafer Alston was known in his youth as one of the best streetball players of all time, being known as "Skip to My Lou" by peers. Before going professional, Alston played for St. Jerome School in the Bronx, then went on to play at Ventura College, Fresno City College and Fresno State. Alston struggled making the transition from streetball to pro play, being…

Date of Birth: July 24, 1976


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"It was a matter of stopping them and making them go to their third of fourth option." Rafer Alston
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"We had good shots down the stretch. We just didn't make them." Rafer Alston
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"It comes down to sticking with our game plan, not getting away from the things we know we need to ? that's continuing to find Yao, and keeping our turnovers down. When we turn the ball over and we're not getting the ball to Yao, letting him create shots for us as they double team and if they don't double, letting him score, we're just giving away the game. We were right there. We should have played the game the same way we did in the (first) half." Rafer Alston
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"Oh, it's real tough. We were making some great strides, and we had won four in a row, and then all of a sudden we lose two of our players." Rafer Alston
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"He got into a rhythm early and it's hard to get him out of it. When you do want to play defense, you can't touch or breathe on a guy like that." Rafer Alston
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"It's going to be a gut check to see what we're made of." Rafer Alston
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"We have to find a way to shoot better at home. We have to have more intensity and more energy and less mistakes." Rafer Alston
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"We should have found Yao more. Yao should have had 50 points tonight. He should have had 50." Rafer Alston
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"You're a professional, you have pride, and you have a contract to go out and play hard. But we do have things to play for, whether personal agendas or team goals. You have to play hard and stay hungry." Rafer Alston
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"We were all over the place. We were in passing lanes, we were deflecting passes, getting our hands on the ball, getting on the boards, and we were getting out and running." Rafer Alston
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"(The last foul) was game-changing. He shoots it short, we get the rebound and the pressure's on them. They get two free throws and we have to score." Rafer Alston
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"You just got to start with a win. That way the snowball effect can start going uphill instead of downhill." Rafer Alston
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"You're supposed to get better. When other teams turn it up a notch or two levels, we turn it down a notch or two. Teams make it hard for us to get it to our best player (Yao Ming). We don't make it hard to get it to some of their best players." Rafer Alston
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"The record is still going to look lousy. But it shows without all the injuries what the record could be, what the first half of the season could have been." Rafer Alston
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"Skip to my Lou." Rafer Alston
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"That's the mindset we're coming in with," Rafer Alston
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"There's no place to go but up." Rafer Alston
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"When (Jalen) comes over here, I’m going to give him a kiss. Not on his lips, though." Rafer Alston
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Kisses And Kissing   

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"Regret? ... I just regret getting into situations. Because it's unlike me. I'm a guy who just loves to leave it on the floor, have a jolly old time playing basketball ... that's the great thing that everyone understands about me I'm going to play hard no matter what." Rafer Alston
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"good fit for this team. I don't know if I'm a good fit for this league." Rafer Alston
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"We will have to learn to play without him. But we've got guys who can get the job done. We've got a lot of firepower that can help us win games without Tracy." Rafer Alston
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