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The Dirty Dozen – All-Time Flintstone Elite (Best of The Best)

By: Scott Burnstein, February 14, 2016, 6:16 pm

Burney’s Top Flint Boys Hoopsters Of All-Time – No. 1- No. 6

1. Glen Rice (Flint NW) – Force of nature at the small forward spot, possessed a jumper that was silent death, you could barely hear the ball go through the net that’s how soft his touch was, Mr. Basketball 1985, All-American & National Champion at Michigan, NBA All-Star

2. Trent Tucker (Flint NW) – Crafty outside gunner who won a Big 10 title as an All-American at Minnesota and played in the NBA as a premier 3-point specialist for a dozen years 

3. Morris Peterson (Flint NW) – “Sweet Moe Pete” was sugary goodness on the wing, a left-handed executioner and primetime player who led Michigan State to a National Championship and logged a decade in the NBA

4. Terry Furlow (Flint Northern) – Huge talent in the backcourt cut down in the middle of his NBA career when he died in a car accident

5. Jeff Grayer (Flint NW) – Slick, smart two-guard with a dynamite motor and supreme killer instinct in the open floor, starred in college at Iowa State and went on to have a long career in the NBA

6. Mateen Cleaves (Flint Northern) – The face of the Flintstone Family at MSU, the perfect college point guard, a Spartan legend, as well as a Northern and smogtown icon, the definition of a leader, coach on the court and go-to in the clutch, took both Northern & MSU to state and national championships respectively, first-round NBA Draft pick, was recruited as a big-time DI-prospect at quarterback out of high school, too