Cowboys charity basketball game?

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by punit328, Jan 26, 2014.

  1. punit328

    punit328 Active Member

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    I vaguely remember back in the day there was a charity basketball game where notables such as Aikman, Emmitt & Larry Allen participated in. Does anyone else remember this at all?

    Is there any known footage on the web?
  2. jobberone

    jobberone Kane Ala Staff Member

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    Don't know but yes they played. They may have played more than once a year for charity or for fun. Not sure about now. Some contracts forbid that kind of activity I think.
  3. theSHOW

    theSHOW Benched

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    The last Charity Football game was really good...versus Green Bay until the 4th qtr when we gave the game away.
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  4. jubal

    jubal Active Member

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    I don't remember seeing anything on it . I do remember about that time there was a slam dunk competition and a guy named Spud Webb won it.
  5. Boyzmamacita

    Boyzmamacita CowBabe Up!!! Zone Supporter

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    I loved that day. Now there are small guys all around the league, but Spud was the first to dunk (and win a contest). He was good for the league. I wonder where he is now.

    As far as the Cowboys, I remember Everson Walls and some others participating in a Cowboys basketball game for charity. I don't know if they still do that.
  6. funkytown

    funkytown Well-Known Member

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    Read the book Boys will be Boys by Jeff Pearlman. Tells you what happened to that Charity Basketball Team. The Playmaker Michael Irvin killed that team.
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  7. jazzcat22

    jazzcat22 Well-Known Member

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    Not sure they do those much anymore. Probably because of contracts, saying they can't participate in activities that can cause major injuries.

    I remember watching one of these games back in the 70's, Bengals and Browns. Bengals lost 2 players and Browns 1 due to injuries.

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