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17-Jul-2017 08:00

The line before that game had stretched out to Olney Avenue. Morak pointed out that “Skinny” Warrick has played in all 12 Danny Rumph classics.

A week of no news, no television—nothing more than books and the company of a handful of divers and fisherman. C.; the weather in the Caymans was 80 and sunny, the diving was clear, and my tan was coming in even and had yet to peel.I wanted to be part of it.” He wasn’t the oldest starter on the court.That was Ronald “Flip” Murray, who played eight NBA seasons. “I’ve been playing a little pickup in the morning at LA Fitness. I could have played in the 3-on-3 this year, but I had pulled my groin on Mother’s Day so I couldn’t.” A few teenagers in the crowd yelled about “Old Head” out there having the ball in his hands a lot, apparently not knowing the history of the man with the ball and the gray beard, how he had embarrassed Le Bron and many others during his NBA days with moves refined at 16th and Susquehanna and at Strawberry Mansion High.“To honor him this way, it’s just a wonderful thing,” she said.The Rumph Center team itself, coached by a group of guys who grew up with Rumph, fell a shot short despite the efforts of former Temple star Ramone Moore and former La Salle star Ramon Galloway, both now seasoned European pros, showing a burst in their step. The last time I saw Danny play, actually play in pickup games before he passed, we were in a gym and Ramon Galloway was there.

A week of no news, no television—nothing more than books and the company of a handful of divers and fisherman. C.; the weather in the Caymans was 80 and sunny, the diving was clear, and my tan was coming in even and had yet to peel.

I wanted to be part of it.” He wasn’t the oldest starter on the court.

That was Ronald “Flip” Murray, who played eight NBA seasons. “I’ve been playing a little pickup in the morning at LA Fitness. I could have played in the 3-on-3 this year, but I had pulled my groin on Mother’s Day so I couldn’t.” A few teenagers in the crowd yelled about “Old Head” out there having the ball in his hands a lot, apparently not knowing the history of the man with the ball and the gray beard, how he had embarrassed Le Bron and many others during his NBA days with moves refined at 16th and Susquehanna and at Strawberry Mansion High.

“To honor him this way, it’s just a wonderful thing,” she said.

The Rumph Center team itself, coached by a group of guys who grew up with Rumph, fell a shot short despite the efforts of former Temple star Ramone Moore and former La Salle star Ramon Galloway, both now seasoned European pros, showing a burst in their step. The last time I saw Danny play, actually play in pickup games before he passed, we were in a gym and Ramon Galloway was there.

The last game of the 12th Danny Rumph Classic was done, decided when a last-second three-pointer inside La Salle’s Tom Gola Arena fell short.