Mustafa Shakur, Arizona Wildcats point guard from 2003-2007, continues to outlive predictions about his professional basketball career. Today he signed a contract with the New Orleans Hornets for the 2010-2011 season. At The Hive suspects Shakur will run third-string behind Chris Paul and Chris Paul's Trade Demands.â†µ
At The Hive called the signing "high reward low risk". Last Thursday, Shakur received a slightly different assessment from another contributor:
"Pros: He lives!â†µ
Cons: But he sucks"â†µ
Another long season in New Orleans, it seems.