Lattrell thinker

December 19, 1997

Alumnus to be proud of No 152 rejoices in the magnificent name of Lattrell Sprewell. A professional basketball player, he was in the employ of the Golden State Warriors, but now has to rein in the associated millionaire life-style after thumping an irksome coach. He was a student at the University of Alabama, better known as the fictionalised alma mater of Forrest Gump. When the film was showing in the United States, a nonplussed Alabama athletics department received numerous calls asking in which year Gump had made the epic-scoring run shown in the film.

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