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 Posted: Thu Feb 26th, 2009 04:49 pm
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Hammer to Fall wrote: freebirdsforever2001 wrote:
Hammer to Fall wrote: freebirdsforever2001 wrote:

Tree Rollins

Tree was from Cordele.

Cordele was a racial hotbed until they realized that Tree could play some basketball. Everybody gets along fine over there now.

He was or still is a coach in the WNBA.

where's Cordele located at ?

Not quite midway between Macon and the Florida line.

When Tree was looking at colleges, apart from getting him a car and about $60,000, Clemson head coach Tates Locke actually invented a phony black fraternity in order to fool Tree into thinking he'd have a social life on the mostly white campus that had only been integrated a decade earlier.

Last edited on Thu Feb 26th, 2009 04:50 pm by tamalie