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Larry Hughes

born January 23, 1979 – Larry Darnell Hughes is an American professional basketball player. He is a 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) and 185 lb (84 kg) shooting guard. Hughes attended Saint Louis University and was the eighth pick in the 1998 NBA Draft, selected by the Philadelphia 76ers.

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Nick Fairley

January 23, 1988 – Nicholas Lachester Fairley is an American football defensive tackle for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for Auburn University, was recognized as an All-American, and was a member of a BCS National Championship team. He was drafted by the Lions in the first round of the 2011 NFL Draft.

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Dwyane Wade

January 17, 1982 – Dwyane Tyrone Wade, Jr. nicknamed Flash or D-Wade, is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Miami Heat of the NBA. Named the 2006 Sportsman of the Year by Sports Illustrated, Wade has established himself as one of the most well-known and popular players in the league. In his third season, Wade helped lead the Miami Heat to their first NBA championship in franchise history. He was named the 2006 NBA Finals MVP as he helped lead the Heat to a 4–2 series win over the Dallas Mavericks. At the 2008 Summer Olympics, Wade led the United States Men’s Basketball team, commonly known as the “Redeem Team”, in scoring, as they captured gold medal honors in Beijing, China. In the 2008–09 season, Wade led the league in scoring and earned his first NBA scoring title. He was part of Miami’s second championship win in the 2012 NBA Finals, when Miami defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder.

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Muhammad Ali

January 17, 1942 – Muhammad Ali born Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. is an American former professional boxer, philanthropist and social activist. Considered a cultural icon, Ali has both been idolized and vilified.

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Erick Aybar

January 14, 1984 – Erick Johan Aybar is a Major League Baseball shortstop with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

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Hakeem Nicks

January 14, 1988 – Hakeem Nicks is an American football wide receiver for the New York Giants of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Giants in the first round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He played college football at North Carolina.

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Joe Frazier

January 12, 1944 – Joseph William “Joe” Frazier also known as Smokin’ Joe, was an American professional boxer, Olympic gold medalist and Undisputed World Heavyweight Champion, whose professional career lasted from 1965 to 1976, with a one-fight comeback in 1981.

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Dominique Wilkins

January 12, 1960 – Jacques Dominique Wilkins is a retired American professional basketball player who primarily played for the Atlanta Hawks of the NBA. Wilkins was a nine-time NBA All-Star, and one of the best dunkers in NBA history, earning the nickname “The Human Highlight Film.” In 2006, Wilkins was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

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Marquis Daniels

January 7, 1981 – Marquis Antwane Daniels is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association.

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Warrick Dunn

January 5, 1975 – Warrick De’Mon Dunn is a former American football running back, and current minority owner of the Atlanta Falcons. He was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 12th overall in the 1997 NFL Draft, after playing college football at Florida State. Dunn was named AP NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year in 1997 and earned three Pro Bowl selections in his career. After his career, Dunn took a stake in the Falcons’ ownership group led by Arthur Blank.