On This Date in NBA History: January 20, Jason Richardson was born

Jan 15, 2013; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers guard Jason Richardson (23) is defended by New Orleans Hornets guard Roger Mason Jr. (8) during the second quarter at the Wells Fargo Center. The Hornets defeated the Sixers 111-99. Mandatory Credit: Howard Smith-USA TODAY Sports

1981 – Happy 32nd birthday to Philadelphia 76ers shooting guard Jason Richardson (@jrich23) who is in his 12th season in the NBA. After the Golden State Warriors drafted Richardson fifth overall, he was selected to the 2001-02 All-Rookie First Team and won two Slam Dunk Contests. In addition, Richardson has made the 12th most three-pointers all-time.

For more NBA coverage, follow King James Gospel and Adam Lowenstein on Twitter: @KJG_NBA and @StatsAdam

Topics: Jason Richardson, Philadelphia 76ers

Want more from King James Gospel?  
Subscribe to FanSided Daily for your morning fix. Enter your email and stay in the know.