Ex-Blazer Shaler Halimon knows route

Originally Published: May 18, 2010
By Wendell Maxey | Special to Page 2

TIGARD, Ore. -- After all these years, Shaler Halimon can still deliver.

But instead of driving the lane as a 6-foot-5, 200-pound swingman in the NBA and ABA during the late 1960s and early '70s, the former journeyman known as "Houdini" now takes a different route.

Today, Halimon, 65, works as a bus driver for TriMet -- Oregon's mass transportation system, where he was recently named Bus Driver of the Year.

"Any one of those guys is deserving of being driver ...

Read full story


You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?