Video: Gary Neal on ‘Outside the Lines’

There’s been a lot written about San Antonio Spurs guard Gary Neal recently.

I covered his storybook journey to an NBA career in a feature this week, Jeff Garcia talked to him about the rookie game and several other media outlets covered Neal and the adversity he faced when he was accused of rape and how far he’s come since then.

It was only fitting that after Neal scored 20 points (including six in the final minutes) in 26 minutes at the T-Mobile Rookie Challenge, ESPN chose to feature him in this morning’s edition of “Outside The Lines.”

The “Outside the Lines” crew spoke to Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili, Richard Jefferson, R.C. Buford and Gregg Popovich about Neal and his journey from his initial workout with 20 plus other guards.

Luckily for Spurs fans and Neal, his shots did fall that day whether the coaches knew his name or not. If not, as Buford noted, he might be back overseas.

About Michael A. De Leon

Michael founded Project Spurs in 2004. He started The Spurscast, the first Spurs podcast on the Internet, in 2005. Michael has been interviewed by the BBC, SportTalk, the Sports Reporters Radio Show, MemphisSportLive, OKC Sports Wrap and ESPN radio among others. He is a credentialed member of the media for the San Antonio Spurs and Austin Toros. He is also the founder of Project Spurs' sister sites, Toros Nation and Stars Hoops.

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