Posts tagged ‘Uncle Tom’

March 16, 2011

Grant Hill’s Response to Jalen Rose

Grant Hill didn’t take to kindly to Jalen Rose’s thoughts as a 17 year old kid in regards to being an “Uncle Tom.” It was only a matter of time.

“The Fab Five,” an ESPN film about the Michigan basketball careers of Jalen Rose, Juwan Howard, Chris Webber, Jimmy King and Ray Jackson from 1991 to 1993, was broadcast for the first time Sunday night. In the show, Rose, the show’s executive producer, stated that Duke recruited only black players he considered to be “Uncle Toms.” Grant Hill, a player on the Duke team that beat Michigan in the 1992 Final Four, reflected on Rose’s comments.

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