They are celebrating in the Minaya household in New Jersey and for good reason. Omar’s son Justin, a 6–6 forward from Big East regular season champ Providence, just signed as a free agent with the Charlotte Hornets.
Justin will report to the Hornets summer league team in Las Vegas after July 4.
Justin guarded the other’s team’s top player, dove for loose balls and always came up with a key rebound at the most opportune time. Omar couldn’t be prouder of his son.
“Justin worked so hard to get to where he is now. He is the ultimate team player. No one can predict what the future might hold, but he has a chance now and that’s all you can ask.”
Looking forward to seeing some old friends tomorrow night when Johan Santana, Josh Thole and Terry Collins return to Citi Field to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the first no-hitter in Mets history.
This will be Jo’s first visit back here in almost a decade. I will…