Free Throws

9 Hoopless Days/Nights, 2 Trips to the Doctor & Being OK With Falling Short on a Goal

November 8, 2011
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After nine extremely long days and nights that ranged from a mild soar throat and achy tiredness to a sinus infection that left me barely able to breathe or speak, I made my way back on the court this past Sunday and played the game I love. Besides my injury, that had been the longest […]

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Hooping with Hopla! (My time with Dave Hopla, World’s Greatest Basketball Shooter)

April 21, 2011
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With pizza slices the size of my head and two large bowls of Italian wedding soup in front of us, the greatest basketball shooter in the World sat across from me in a small Italian restaurant located in Naples, Florida, looked at me with his intense sky blue colored eyes and said… “If you want […]

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Tomorrow I Shoot Hoops with Dave Hopla! (The Greatest Basketball Shooter in the World!)

April 14, 2011
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I’ve been excited to announce this to everyone and late last night I got the confirmation. It’s BIG! Tomorrow morning I will have something in common with Michael Jordan!!! Tomorrow I take the NEXT GIGANTIC STEP in my preparation to play the greatest basketball player in the world, Michael Jordan…by working with the greatest basketball […]

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The Road to Recovery (Part 1: What I’ve Been Doing)

March 15, 2011
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It’s been 44 days since it happened. Forty-four days since I’ve been able to play basketball, due to my injury. What have I been up to in that time? Therapy and Recovery. After going to Jewett Orthopedic to have my injury checked out, Dr. Felix, the orthopedic specialist, said he would like me to begin […]

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Me vs. WNBA Player, 2,118 Free Throws in a Row, and more stuff to make Michael Jordan sweat! :-) (What I’m working on)

March 1, 2011
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The goal, as you know, is for me to get a game of 1-on-1 vs. Michael Jordan.  I know, I know, not a whole lot of hooping going on here lately at mevsMJ.com.  That’s what happens when I get injured and the doc says be patient Kenny! That doesn’t mean I haven’t been working diligently […]

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100 Free Throws In a Row

October 21, 2010
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There are a couple of ways to always find a place for yourself on on any court in the World.  It really comes down to being efficient in some avenue of the game.  That can be playmaking, scoring, defending, or shooting. Of the four just named, shooting is the easiest one for any player to […]

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