Tuesday, July 6, 2010

New Kings center Samuel Dalembert was one of three winners of the Mannie Jackson - Basketball's Human Spirit Award by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

New Kings center Samuel Dalembert was one of three winners of the Mannie Jackson - Basketball's Human Spirit Award by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim and Massachusetts community leader Alfreda Harris were the other winners.

The award is presented to those "who have honored the game of basketball by virtue of their personal growth and life-long accomplishments," said John L. Doleva, President and CEO of the Basketball Hall of Fame.

Dalembert was recognized for his charitable work in his homeland of Haiti.

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