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From sharing stories about current NBA players, to describing his process as an NBA scout and his deep knowledge about Long Island basketball, Rich Wrase was another outstanding guest who spoke with the sports history class at Port Jefferson High School through an educational partnership with the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame.

Wrase, a former high school and college coach in Suffolk County, is an NBA Scout with the Charlotte Hornets. He was inducted into the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame in 2005.

There will be monthly guest speakers with connections to the Hall of Fame, all offering deep insight into sports history, business and media.

Speakers so far …

  • Chris Vaccaro, Suffolk Hall of Fame President
  • Chris Fallica, ESPN Producer/Analyst & Suffolk HOFer
  • Fabio Montella, Sports historian, professor and researcher
  • Buzz Deschamps, Former pro hockey player & Suffolk HOFer
  • Jeff Ruland, Former NBA all-star & Suffolk HOFer
  • Rich Wrase, NBA Scout & Suffolk HOFer