June 27, 2014 in Sports

2000

The suspicious no-show
 

Who doesn’t show after entering is as much a part of the Hoopfest story as who does. Especially in the case of Isaac Burton, who in 1999 was sentenced to jail and probation for his role in a point-shaving conspiracy while at Arizona State.

The next year, he was supposed to be a key man on a Los Angeles team that was part of Hoopfest’s big-city ringer outreach of that era. But he didn’t make his plane. Making him the only known player to shave an entire tournament.


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