Former Gator Speights Talks Local Charity, NBA With Reporters
If Philadelphia 76ers forward Marreese Speights was a stock, he would be a "buy" right now. The former Florida Gator saw increases in his minutes, points, and rebounds per game during his second NBA season, but Speights isn't too high on himself to come back to North Central Florida to help a charitable cause.
Speights played in a charity basketball game Saturday at the Martin Luther King Center in Northeast Gainesville, and Speights said he was happy to help.
"I love coming back here," Speights said. "It's the best."
Speights also spoke about his time in the NBA, saying it's a little more difficult to handle the amount of losses for his pro team versus all the wins in college.
"We won a lot more at Florida, but it's all a good experience," Speights said.
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