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Malik Sealy: Tragic Legacy of the Timberwolves Star

By William Russo On February - 26 - 2011

Malik Sealy has been gone now for over a decade.  Had he survived the car crash that killed him when a drunk driver smashed into his vehicle, he’d probably be doing movie roles and working as a TV analyst after a brilliant career in the NBA.

As Shakespeare once said, the good men do is often interred with their bones, but Malik showed the world a few lasting emblems to follow today if we look and remember.

Few now recall that Sealy also had a featured role in "Eddie," a movie with Rick Fox and Whoopi Goldberg. Malik played the arrogant young ball player named Stacy. He had also done a few television episodes of a show called "The Sentinel."

Sealy, who came out of St. John’s in the 1990s, was a star player for the Minnesota Timberwolves. It was there he met Kevin Garnett.

The influence on each other was lifelong and intense. The stars were aligned for the match.

Sealy was an extrovert who enjoyed performing, and he became a close advisor to his young colleague at the Timberwolves, who was mercurial and private. He once told Kevin Garnett to ...

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