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Sherman Douglas

Sherman Douglas

Sherman Douglas is a retired American professional basketball player from Syracuse University who played for the Miami Heat, Boston Celtics, Milwaukee Bucks, New Jersey Nets and the Los Angeles Clippers from 1989 to 2001. His nickname, The General, is a play on his first name and his position as a point guard. He was known for revolutionizing the running "floater" shot in the lane. Sherman Douglas set the all time NCAA assist record with the Syracuse Orangemen in 1989 before becoming the Heat's first starting point guard. Although he was only a second-round draft choice in 1989, his strong campaign earned him a spot on the NBA's All-Rookie First Team. He bettered that ... more on Wikipedia

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