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Earl “The Pearl” Monroe Visits Wizards Training Camp

Updated: October 1, 2010

Slow news day out at Wizards Training Camp on Thursday evening as practice had concluded by the time the media was let in to observe. The highlight was definitely the presence of Bullets/Knicks Legend Earl “the Pearl” Monroe, who also took time to answer a few questions about this year’s team. Flip spoke briefly along with Sean Marks, Hilton Armstrong and an under the weather JaVale McGee.

Video recap of the interviews:

Monroe also earned the nicknames “Black Jesus” and “Black Magic” from his street ball days in Philly, which was famously described by Denzel Washington in the movie “He Got Game.”

The Pearl’s Video Highlights:

Short Documentary on Monroe’s career, narrated by Mario Ellie:

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