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Ian Thomsen
February 05, 2001
Pacers guard Jalen Rose "I WORE number 42 in high school, but Chris [Webber] and I talked about getting single digits at Michigan, and 5 was perfect for me. Being a Magic Johnson fan, I liked 32. Three plus two is five, and I was the fifth member of the Fab Five to sign. I see 5 like an S, for Superman. I started monitoring who was wearing it after I got to the NBA. When I see players with it, I get on them, especially if they can't ball."
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February 05, 2001

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Pacers guard Jalen Rose
"I WORE number 42 in high school, but Chris [Webber] and I talked about getting single digits at Michigan, and 5 was perfect for me. Being a Magic Johnson fan, I liked 32. Three plus two is five, and I was the fifth member of the Fab Five to sign. I see 5 like an S, for Superman. I started monitoring who was wearing it after I got to the NBA. When I see players with it, I get on them, especially if they can't ball."

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