A couple of weeks ago I had a conversation with my agent. He said that he was talking to some teams in Italy. I got very excited. (I recently gained Italian citizenship.) Then he said that they wanted to see some film. Maybe a highlight tape. I was instantly crestfallen.
It hit me all at once that I was wildly unprepared to fulfill that request. My most recent highlight tape was from college. I sent that anyway, hoping that the all the footage of Jeremy Lin might serve as an intriguing distraction while I scrambled to figure out what I was going to do.
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To begin, I need to mention that I also visited Seattle and Chicago this summer. While I was in Seattle people kept telling me it was the first time the temperature had risen above 75 in something like 200 days. I found that hard to believe, but I was happy to be there when it wasn’t overcast. I met some awesome people and basically spent the whole time at a pool, on a lake, playing a board game or out on the town. It was pretty amazing. Some highlights: Continue reading “More Summer/ More BBall”
Quick recap of my summer:
I spent May just kind of putzing around doing nothing other than working out with my brother and shooting at the high school. This actually could be a pretty complete recap of my summer as a whole. A lot of working out in my front yard, shooting at my high school and watching TV with JD and Catie. But there were some other interesting things. I started playing with a semi pro team in the IBL called the LA Lightening. I was very lukewarm to the idea at first, especially after not playing that much in my first game. But after a while I got comfortable, the other PG left, and I had my best and most fun stretch of basketball in a long time. Granted a lot of the teams we played were complete garbage, but there were some pretty solid squads in there too. Some notable people on my team: Continue reading “Summer Recap/Back In Israel”