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Remembering Rainbow

Video Tribute to Rainbow:

The Court Jesters are saddened with the news of Sayeed Abdul Muntaqim known to everyone as Rainbow has lost his battle with cancer on Sunday July 14 2013 .

I know for anyone who has ever met Rainbow, he left you with a smile on your face. The Court Jesters have not only lost a teammate but also a brother and a best friend, The world has lost a special manhe world in 6 continents, over 15 countries, and 44 states! At 6'6, he is an awe-inspiring figure on the court. His name comes from his famed reverse half court shot. Rainbow graduated with a bachelor's degree in criminal justice at John Jay College and is the all time leading scorer and rebounder of the school. He was also the first basketball player elected to the school's hall of fame.

Sayeed was born Phil Atkinson on January 18, 1956 in Brooklyn NY. After college he embraced the Muslim religion and change his name to Sayeed Abdul Muntaqim.

Tribute To Rainbow

His show name of Rainbow comes from high arcing shot and his famed reverse on his knees half court shot.Rainbow graduated with a bachelor's degree in criminal justice at John Jay College and is the all time leading scorer and rebounder of the school. He was also the first basketball player elected to the school's hall of fame.

Rainbow has been entertaining millions for 34 years and is known as the King of Comedy Basketball. He has played all over the world in 6 continents, over 15 countries, and 44 states! At 6'6, he is an awe-inspiring figure on the court.

Tribute To Rainbow

He Started his show basketball career with the Harlem Wizards owned by Howie Davis and then moved on to the Harlem Rockets and finally played his last 13 years with the Court Jesters owned by Andy Eckman, altogether Rainbow entertain audience for over 34 years.

So if Rainbow has ever made you laugh smile, touched your heart or just have a great day after being with him you can send a donation to the Rainbow Fund 9 Sutton Lane Hewlett NY 11557 money will be going to help children all over the USA to continue their education

Some memorable moments with Rainbow:

Tribute To Rainbow

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