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Social media reactions of former Arizona Wildcats winning NBA title with Cavaliers



Bret Brielmaier (assistant), Channing Frye and Richard Jefferson each won their first NBA title when Cleveland defeated Golden State last night.

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Sean Miller hopes to build the kind of NBA legacy Lute Olson started at Arizona.

All of these players are Olson recruits, adding to the Hall of Fame coach’s legacy. …

Picture of Arizona softball great Jennie Finch with LeBron James during the Athens Olympics.

Another Wildcat great offers his congratulations. …


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Richard Jefferson announced his retirement, saying he will write essays, but many believe he will join his good friend Luke Walton as part of Walton’s staff with the Lakers.

Jefferson sums up his basketball career and his respect for LeBron James eloquently.

Jefferson would be top notch describing the action and the players. Move over Grant Hill or Chris Webber if this ever happens.

Jefferson could become a writer (not much money in that though) …

People who claim they are in the know saying Jefferson “likely” to join Walton’s staff as a defensive specialist. …

His teammates are trying to talk him out of retirement. …


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Classy: Andre Iguodala

Frye was a midseason pick up who helped the Cavs in their late-season push.


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Brielmaier another one of Olson’s good guys to come through the program. publisher, writer and editor Javier Morales is a former Arizona Press Club award winner. He is a former Arizona Daily Star beat reporter for the Arizona basketball team, including when the Wildcats won the 1996-97 NCAA title. He has also written articles for, Bleacher Report, Lindy’s Sports,, The Arizona Republic, Sporting News and Baseball America, among many other publications. He has also authored the book “The Highest Form of Living”, which is available at Amazon.


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