In Joe D's Footsteps

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In Joe D's Footsteps
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In the 1985 draft, Jack McCloskey was looking for a long-term partner for Isiah Thomas in his backcourt. Not too many miles west of the Silverdome seemed an obvious solution. Sam Vincent was a local hero, Michigan's first Mr. Basketball winner in 1981 and a decorated All-American at Michigan State.

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