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The Best Muslim Basketball Player of All Time: Behind Bars

Posted on Jul 17, 2014 by in Blog, Prison, Reverts, Sport | 0 comments

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Demetrius “Hook” Mitchell of Oakland, California, also known as Wally Abdur-Rahim, was a prominent streetballer before he fell into the wrong crowd and landed in prison. Many notable NBA stars, including Gary Payton, Jason Kidd, and Brian Shaw, consider him to be the best basketball player never to make the NBA. They even consider him to be better than themselves. He’d give Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar a run for their money if he didn’t fall. The following is an excellent documentary about his life, his basketball skills, and his conversion to Islam. Enjoy:

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