I’ll be there covering it for Dime, and to see all the baller blog bros I never meet IRL. I’ll be the blonde dvde covered in sweat after coming from pick-up, so come say “hi,” while reveling in all this awesome bball art.
“You can’t worry if you look cool playing basketball. A cool basketball player is a garbage basketball player. Tony [Parker] ain’t the coolest, smoothest guy, but Tony gets it done. Timmy [Duncan] ain’t. Manu [Ginobili] is pretty cool. But he plays hard as hell by being cool. He ain’t being cool on purpose. He just got a cool game.”—Kyle Lowry — a favorite of mine, gets the Abrams profile treatment
In the grand scheme of things it may be insignificant, & I can only speak for myself, just one of a group of contributors to this blog, but I will no longer post content or discuss Clippers basketball until the NBA takes action against the owner of that team. Maybe if fans & media take a stand, a…
“If you look at other industries, often the die-hard fans and the crowd does have a lot of ideas and you are stupid to ignore them. Now do we reject 99 percent of what we read? Sure, but every once in a while, there’s a die-hard fan, a smart fan, a poster who can give you an idea. We’re just looking for the best idea, we don’t really care where they come from.”—
“I just feel like a student-athlete, and sometimes, like I said, there’s hungry nights and I’m not able to eat and I still got to play up to my capabilities.”—Shabazz Napier, UConn men’s basketball guard, goes to bed hungry. Pay student athletes what their work is worth, already! (via andrewgraham)
“If the first question question someone asks you when you tell them you want to do something out of passion is how much money you can make, end the conversation and talk to someone who understands your intentions.”—
If ya’ll are looking for someone that doesn’t fvck around in the pursuit of his dreams, look no further than Alex. Bro has got the sac to go out and self-publish, and I’m excited to read the rest of his book of essays. Pick up a copy yourself, then get started on whatever you’re passionate about.
I hate pimping my own ish, but I have no problem pimping his or any of the amazing artists that are involved in the book. You will not be disappointed.