A few weeks ago an anonymous bidder spent $264 Cameron Meredith Jersey ,000 to buy a jersey worn by the legendary college basketball coach John Wooden when he played at Purdue in the 1930s. Now that anonymous bidder has come forward: Drew Brees.
Brees, the Saints quarterback who played his college football at Purdue, has announced that the jersey will go on permanent display on Purdue’s campus.
“The first words out of my mouth to him upon finding out the John Wooden jersey would be made available to the public was Greg Olsen Jersey , 鈥榃e have to get this for Purdue University. This jersey belongs in Mackey Arena back at Purdue,鈥?#8221; Brees said.
Brees has given millions of dollars to Purdue during his NFL career, so it’s not a big surprise that he was willing to spend that kind of money on a memorabilia that celebrates Purdue’s athletic history.
Wooden Marshall Newhouse Jersey , best known for winning 10 national championships as head coach at UCLA, was an All-American basketball player at Purdue from 1930 to 1932.Cavaliers guard George Hill is back for Game 7 against Indiana after missing three games with back spasms.
Coach Tyronn Lue says Hill is available to play Sunday, but he wouldn’t say if the veteran is starting. Lue did not reveal any of his starters.
Hill was injured in the series opener and has been bothered by back spasms since. But with Cleveland’s season on the line Kevin Huber Jersey , the veteran wanted to play and Lue said Hill was cleared to go by the team’s medical staff.
Jose Calderon started the past three games in place of Hill, who was acquired at the Feb. 8 trade deadline from Sacramento. Hill is averaging 8.7 points and 1.7 assists in the series.
Hill initially injured his back when he was hit from behind on a blind screen by Indiana’s Trevor Booker, who was called for a foul.