Kyrie Irving – “My dad is the reason I wear #11”

By |2018-11-23T06:26:05-06:00November 23rd, 2018|Video|

This Nike commercial dropped on Thanksgiving day and what a great way to give thanks.  Drederick Irving was a single father raising two young children.  Drederick had NBA potential, even having a tryout with the Celtics in 1992, before the loss of his wife, Elizabeth, changed everything.  Like any father would, he put [...]

Dick Vitale on Dreams

By |2015-03-09T08:21:21-06:00March 9th, 2015|Quotes|

I'll say this to all you kids out there:  You want to be special?  You just can't dream it.  It's great to chase your dreams, but you've got to go out there and make a commitment to make your dreams come true.

Man vs. Time

By |2014-10-07T09:50:50-06:00October 7th, 2014|Poems, Stories, Video|

It's crazy to think that, at some point, we're not going to have a second chance to do what we want to do for the rest of our life. Understand what that means.  At one point, we're not going to have a second chance to do what we want to [...]

And with the best pick in the 2014 NBA Draft…

By |2014-06-27T09:51:43-06:00July 1st, 2014|Video|

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver continues to impress us.  This time he gave a young man an experience that he will never forget.  Baylor's big man Isaiah Austin was at one point named to be one of the top players in the 2014 draft class.  However during pre draft screenings, Austin [...]

Walk On

By |2014-02-21T13:35:25-06:00March 11th, 2014|Video|

DJ Greggory's long walk is so well documented here.  Another great lesson in determination and fulfilling one's goals.  Still think that you can't achieve something?  Please visit DJ's foundation Walking for Kids.

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