Me and Corey Maggette (One Man’s Kindness Changes the Game)

January 29, 2013
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On January 16th, Corey Maggette of the NBA’s Detroit Pistons found me on Instagram and it changed everything. Just 11 days later, after some messaging back and forth between myself and Corey, I was at the Orlando Magic vs. Detroit Pistons game on Sunday to meet him, thank him for his kindness and to hand […]

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The NBA’s Corey Maggette shares my journey to play Michael Jordan with over 1 Million people!

January 17, 2013
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Last night I asked for support in my quest to play Michael Jordan 1-on-1. Then something amazing happened!

God gives us a dream and then in moments like last night, with me, He says DREAM BIGGER!

He says BELIEVE FOR GREATER THINGS!

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Me vs. Pat The Roc (World’s Greatest Ball-Handler)

January 7, 2013
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Sunday, just before the evening took over the day, I was checking the ball in against what many regard as the best basketball ball-handler in the World! A guy who, when observed on the court, makes the ball look like it’s an extension of himself. His name, Patrick Robinson or as he’s better known to […]

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From Mark Cuban to Michael Jordan and Everything in Between! (2012 Review)

December 31, 2012
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What a year 2012 was!!!  For me and this journey of mine to play Michael Jordan, it was really, truly a phenomenal year! Through persistence, hard work and the grace of God, a lot was accomplished. Still more remains, but reflecting on 2012 and all that happened here amazes me!  I believe reflection is a […]

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Meeting Marcus Jordan

November 5, 2012
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As soon as I mentioned mevsMJ.com and handed Marcus Jordan a card, he said, “Oh yeah, I’ve been to the site and read your bio and stuff. It’s nice to finally meet you.”

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A Better Me

October 30, 2012
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With my eyes focused down towards the hardwood floor, I placed one foot after the other inside my Jordan slides.  As I began to close up my gym bag, I heard someone several feet away say, “Oh, he’s getting ready to leave.  Maybe next time.” I had just finished running some full court games with […]

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Two Things That You Control Today, That Will Change Your Tomorrow (A Shooting Story)

September 23, 2012
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Before I shook hands with Michael Jordan and told him about mevsMJ.com, I saw it happen! I’ve seen the 1-on-1 game with MJ! I’ve seen myself speaking to thousands, encouraging young and old what I believe, that Anything Is Possible with Faith & Hard Work! I’ve seen lives changed!

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This Almost Never Happened

September 10, 2012
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Do you know that this journey of mine to play Michael Jordan almost never happened?

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Me and Michael Jordan! (Telling MJ about mevsMJ.com)

July 18, 2012
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After 23 months of effort, thousands upon thousands of words, through training at all hours, the injuries, rejection, doubt and pessimism, through life changing experiences, to the testing of everything I believe in, on July 11th, 2012, the dreamer won!

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The Little Guy That Believes I Don’t Sleep

July 6, 2012
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Last Friday morning I was in the gym, almost alone.  Just me and this little kid, who couldn’t have been more than 7 years old.  I admit, I was very focused on getting my makes in, but I could feel the young man watching me shoot one ball after the other. Every now and then he would […]

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The Story Behind The Push-Up Challenge & How Kendrick Perkins Helped Make One Tall Vegan! (Stupid Stuff Guys Do)

June 6, 2012
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If you follow me on Twitter (@KennyEller) or have liked my mevsMJ.com Facebook page, you’ve probably seen me mention the push-up challenge over the last couple of weeks. This is the untold story behind the push-up challenge!

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I Made It On The NBA on TNT Pre-Game Show! (Video)

June 5, 2012
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On May 31st, before Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals between the Oklahoma City Thunder vs. the San Antonio Spurs, I sent out a tweet and then something very unexpectedly happened!

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Orlando Hoops – This Is How I’m Training! (Video) + Chandler Parsons Camp Giveaway

May 29, 2012
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Last week, while watching some playoff hoops all iced up and recovering on the couch from a nearly three hour workout, I sent a text to my buddy Andy that said, “It took me almost 35 years to realize my basketball skills are limited.” The majority of me was joking of course, as I’ve never been […]

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God Doesn’t Make Great Shooters and Legendary Moves (Preparing for Imperfect Moments)

May 7, 2012
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How many perfect moments happen in life? Not many. Yet we continue to prepare for them like they are all we have and experience. It’s time to prepare for imperfect moments and make them ours!

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