August 16, 2004

Schayes’ Revenge

The five-year absence of Jews from the NBA may be about to end, because the Sacramento Kings have signed former USC forward David Bluthenthal to a contract. Bluthenthal, who is both Jewish and African-American, played for Maccabi Tel Aviv in Israel last year, and would be the first Jewish player in the NBA since Danny Schayes retired following the 1999 season.

Posted by Stephen Silver at August 16, 2004 06:37 PM
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