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NBA No. 12's

By Jerry Sullivan (who covered an Olympic opening ceremony on 8/8/08)

Even though this is an NFL site, I demand equal time on behalf of all basketball fans after seeing Tim Graham's list of the NFL's all-time No. 12s here on 12/12/12.

The top NBA players who wore the No. 12:

1. John Stockton

2. Dwight Howard

3. Maurice Stokes

4. Fat Lever

5. LaMarcus Aldridge

6. George Yardley

7. Dick Barnett

8. Derek Harper

9. Don Chaney

10. Pat Riley

11. Vlade Divac

12. Bruce Bowen

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Tim Graham

Tim Graham

Tim Graham returned to The Buffalo News in 2011 after covering the NFL for three years at ESPN and for one year at the Palm Beach Post. Before that, the Cleveland native spent seven seasons on the Buffalo Sabres beat for The News and was president of the Boxing Writers Association of America.

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Jay Skurski

Jay Skurski

Jay Skurski joined The News in January 2009. The Lewiston native attended St. Francis High School before graduating from the University of South Florida. He writes a weekly Fantasy column in addition to his beat writing duties.

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