Jamaal Tinsley’s Return: The Most Memorable Game in NBA History

November 28th, 2009 by Mike B. Leave a reply »
In 1995, Michael Jordan ended his retirement and returned to the NBA scoring 19 points for the Chicago Bulls.


The following year, Earvin "Magic" Johnson made a comeback as well recording 19 points, 10 assists, and eight rebounds for the Los Angeles Lakers.

A game for the ages.

Sure, those were two of the greatest comeback stories of all time, but they simply cannot compete with Jamaal Tinsley's return to the hardwood a couple of weeks ago.

The future Hall-of-Fame point guard, now with the Memphis Grizzlies, played in his first game since the middle of the 2007-08 season.    

Tinsley entered the game with 4:09 left in the first quarter receiving a standing ovation from the excited FedExForum fans. 

Although he failed to score a single point or dish out an assist in his six minutes of action, Tinsley still played a huge role in helping the Grizzlies thump the Los Angeles Clippers 106-91.

Just his presence alone was enough to put fear into the eyes of the lowly Clippers.

"Man, it seemed like everything was going great for us until Tinsley came into the game," Clippe ...

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