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Jerome Kersey smiles during a news conference Wednesday, Sept. 24, 1997 in Seattle, announcing his signing with the Seattle SuperSonics for a one-year contract. Kersey, 35, is entering his 14th NBA season after playing last season with the Los Angeles Lakers. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Los Angeles Lakers Shaquille O?Neal (34) and Jerome Kersey, right, go up to block Portland Trail Blazers Rasheed Wallace during the second quarter of game one of the playoffs, April 25, 1997 at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
In this June 14, 1992, file photo, Chicago Bulls' Michael Jordan, right, tries to hold off Portland Trail Blazers' Jerome Kersey during Game 6 in basketball's NBA Finals in Chicago. Kersey, the small forward who played his first 11 NBA seasons with the Blazers and helped the San Antonio Spurs win the 1999 title, has died. He was 52. The Trail Blazers confirmed Wednesday night, Feb. 18, 2015, that Kersey had died, but didn't provide details. (AP Photo/Fred Jewell, File)
In this July 16, 2003, file photo, Portland Trail Blazers general manager John Nash, left, chats with assistant coach Jerome Kersey after the NBA basketball team's practice in Tualatin, Ore. Kersey, the small forward who played his first 11 NBA seasons with the Trail Blazers and helped the San Antonio Spurs win the 1999 title, has died. He was 52. The Trail Blazers confirmed Wednesday night, Feb. 18, 2015, that Kersey had died, but didn't provide details. (AP Photo/Greg Wahl-Stephens, File)