Breaking News: Protesters march on Pakistan PM Nawaz's house
Former Net Rafer Alson sued over alleged assault

Former Net Rafer Alson sued over alleged assault

NEW YORK, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- A lawsuit against former New Jersey Nets guard Rafer Alston accuses him of hitting a man over the head with a bottle outside a New York strip club.

NBA: Miami 115, Houston 106

HOUSTON, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Dwyane Wade made 15-of-24 shots and scored 37 points Friday in leading the Miami Heat to a 115-106 victory over Houston.

NBA: New Jersey 103, Chicago 101

CHICAGO, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- Devin Harris's crucial basket with 14.9 seconds left in the game helped lift New Jersey to a 103-101 win over the Chicago Bulls Tuesday.
NBA: Denver 101, New Jersey 87

NBA: Denver 101, New Jersey 87

DENVER, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- The New Jersey Nets remained winless Tuesday with a 101-87 loss to the Denver Nuggets.
Nets trade Vince Carter to Orlando

Nets trade Vince Carter to Orlando

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., June 25 (UPI) -- The New Jersey Nets traded high-scoring guard Vince Carter to the Orlando Magic Thursday in a five-player trade on draft day.

NBA: Orlando 108, LA Lakers 104

ORLANDO, Fla., June 10 (UPI) -- Dwight Howard and Rashard Lewis scored 21 points apiece Tuesday, leading Orlando to a 108-104 win over the LA Lakers in Game 3 of the NBA Finals.
NBA hands out playoff suspensions

NBA hands out playoff suspensions

NEW YORK, May 7 (UPI) -- The NBA suspended Los Angeles Lakers guard Derek Fisher and Orlando Magic guard Rafer Alston for one game Thursday for actions in their separate playoff series.

NBA: Orlando 91, Philadelphia 78

ORLANDO, Fla., April 28 (UPI) -- Dwight Howard had 24 points and 24 rebounds Tuesday, pacing Orlando to a 91-78 win over Philadelphia and a 3-2 lead in their Eastern quarterfinals.

NBA: Orlando 110, New York 103

ORLANDO, Fla., March 21 (UPI) -- Rashard Lewis scored 27 points Saturday to lead the Orlando Magic to a 110-103 win over the New York Knicks.

NBA: Cleveland 97, Orlando 93

CLEVELAND, March 17 (UPI) -- LeBron James had 43 points, 12 rebounds, eight assists and four steals Tuesday for the Cleveland Cavaliers, who beat the Orlando Magic 97-93.

NBA: Orlando 105, Utah 87

ORLANDO, Fla., March 15 (UPI) -- Dwight Howard scored 28 points Sunday for Orlando, which led all the way in a 105-87 victory over the Utah Jazz -- the Magic's seventh win in eight games.

NBA: Orlando 92, Charlotte 80

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Hedo Turkoglu scored 24 points Friday night and Rashard Lewis hit five 3-pointers, leading the Orlando Magic to a 92-80 victory over Charlotte.

NBA: Houston 107, Minnesota 90

HOUSTON, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Yao Ming had 30 points and six rebounds Saturday night and the Houston Rockets beat Minnesota 107-90.

NBA: Houston 108, Detroit 105

AUBURN HILLS, Minn., Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Ron Artest scored 24 points Sunday to lead six players in double figures when the Houston Rockets edged the Detroit Pistons, 108-105.

NBA: Houston 108, Utah 99

HOUSTON, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Rafer Alston scored 23 points Wednesday and Houston rode a near-perfect effort from the free-throw line to defeat Utah 108-99.
Page 1 of 13
Rafer Alston
New York Knicks Quentin Richardson tries to block the shot of Orlando Magic Rafer Alston (1) in the second quarter at Madison Square Garden in New York City on March 23, 2009. (UPI Photo/John Angelillo)

Rafer Jamel Alston (born July 24, 1976 in Jamaica, Queens, New York City, New York) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays with the Miami Heat.

Alston grew up in Jamaica Queens, New York and is widely regarded as one of the best streetball basketball players of all time. He is often referred to by his streetball nickname "Skip to My Lou" or "Skip 2 My Lou", a name he received for skipping while he dribbled the ball.

He has been associated with shoe manufacturer And 1's "Mix Tape Tour" promotional streetball team. And 1 has become well known because of his tape, which his coach sent to And 1. And 1 printed 500,000 copies, and the tape was offered as a free gift when their products were sold. Alston was a poster boy for the street league, and he carried his reputation into the National Basketball Association.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Rafer Alston."
Most Popular
Hershey's new logo launched, compared to emoji poop
Kate Beckinsale joined by Lucas Till in 'The Disappointments Room'
Vicki Gunvalson explains what gay looks like to her
Marisa Tomei, Hugh Grant go to school in 'Rewrite' trailer
LeAnn Rimes jokes she lost virginity by raping boyfriend