I think it's about time we switched to a democratically elected Hoop President.
"Everybody wants to be Dirk now," said D'Maurice Taylor, a 16 year-old Harlem resident during a break in the action at New York's famed Rucker Park. "All anybody wants to do now is shoot fallaway jumpers and free throws," he added in a thick, German accent.
As David Hasselhoff music blared from the sidelines, play resumed. Nearby, a schnitzel and beer cart served locals who stopped by the courts to watch the action.
"Das kinder are playing very efficiently today," remarked one local barbershop owner.
The scene is similar in gyms and on courts everywhere. A high school coach in Indiana held a summer camp last weekend and said he couldn't get the campers away from the free throw line to practice their dunking. At the Venice Beach courts in Los Angeles, players were sporting the latest in lederhosen.
Danica Patrick should totally do this!
Nice header, Nana!
- No -- for as Lebron might say, I have too many problems in my sad, pathetic, worthless life to spend time hating him
- Yes -- and if hoping only terrible things happen to someone I have never met is wrong, then this is a messed up world
- Maybe -- I don't like him, but yet I also love him for being such a massive choker whose many failures fill me with great joy
- "Hate" is a fairly strong word. Do you have anything stronger I could use?
Like most Cubs, his best talent is something other than baseball.