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June 27, 2002

KAREEM RUSH

Height: 6-6.

Weight: 218

High school: Pembroke Hill.

College: Missouri (left after junior season).

Position: Guard/Forward.

Age: 21.

Fast facts: Honorable mention All-American and first-team All-Big 12; averaged 14.7 points per game as a freshman, 21.1 as a sophomore and 19.8 as a junior; ranks ninth on Missouri's scoring list with 1,584 points after scoring in double figures in 79 of 84 games, and ranks first in career three-point accuracy (42.2%) and second in career three-pointers made (226). Named to the NCAA tournament All-West Region team after averaging 17.3 points and 6.5 rebounds in leading the Tigers to the Elite Eight. His high school team went 121-5 in four years as Rush scored more than 2,500 points.

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TRACY MURRAY

Height: 6-7.

Weight: 229

High school: Glendora.

College: UCLA.

Position: Forward.

Age: 30.

Fast facts: A career 39.1% three-point shooter, he ranked first in three-point percentage in 1993-94 (45.9%), his second season with the Portland Trail Blazers; has also played for Houston, Toronto, Washington and Denver; selected by the San Antonio Spurs in the first round (18th pick overall) of the 1992 draft; recorded a career-high 50 points (18-29 FG) and eight rebounds in 1998 against Golden State. Scored 3,053 points at Glendora High, the highest ever at the time by a prep player in state history.

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