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Lance was the first legally deaf NBA player and played for the Cleveland Cavaliers. “The beauty of basketball is that it’s a universal language,”he told the Utah Desert News. Visual Cues. His advice to other deaf and hard of hearing basketball athletes is that they should play visually.
Mike Glenn, a former NBA player who runs an annual basketball camp for deaf and hard of hearing students in Atlanta, went viral in a #WhyISign video in which he explains how he learned ASL and became a part of the Deaf community. Check this out. MIKE GLENN: #whyIsign... My name is Mike Glenn.
Gray Hall reports during Action News at 9 a.m. on November 17, 2018. A fan caught the moment a basketball coach passionately used sign language to instruct his deaf players. It happened as players ...
The Minnesota Timberwolves guard is known for his gravity-defying dunks, but his feats off the basketball court are equally impressive
Professional Deaf basketball players : Miha Zupan (1982-present), a Slovenian professional basketball playerfor KD Slovan of the third division. NBA draft in 2004.
Estrella Rayner, a basketball-playing student from the Minneapolis suburb of Eagan, was asked to scout LaVine's sign language game. "He's working on it," she signed.
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Tamika Catchings – A professional basketball player in the WNBA. She played for the University of Tennessee. Louis Long (aka The Silent Warrior) – First Deaf American professional wrestler in Japan and the Philippines and founder of the Deaf Wrestling Alliance.