Hoops

My Lunch with Mark Cuban!

March 8, 2012
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In short, this is kind of how I imagined my time in the Shark Tank with Mark Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks and Forbes current resident of spot #546 on the list of the World’s Billionaires, going in the weeks leading up to our lunch meeting.

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23 Questions with McDonald’s All-American and Northwestern Freshman Morgan Jones!

August 30, 2011
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I stood stationary but ready underneath the goal, next to a young woman, one of only two at the particular workout this past May. The coach standing behind us at the free throw line instructed, “Backboard, baseline, backboard, backboard, get the ball!”

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Greatness Is One Selfish Bastard!

August 25, 2011
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Have you ever gotten close to greatness? I mean so close that you could extend your hand and introduce yourself? I have. Greatness is one selfish bastard! It wants all of your time. It wants to be number one in your life. If you seek it out, greatness will show you what it takes to […]

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Why Some, Not All, Have The “No Doubt” Mindset

August 16, 2011
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Up 8-1 in game two of our 1-on-1 match-up, I looked into the eyes of professional hoopster Andy Gebru and saw no doubt. In games which the majority expects me to lose, the pressure is always on the pro to perform and ultimately to win. Yet down substantially in a game to just 15 points, Andy […]

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101 Things About Me

March 24, 2011
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My favorite basketball player ever is Michael Jordan (surprise? :-D) The goal of my blog (mevsMJ.com) is to get a game of 1-on-1 versus Michael Jordan (in case you didn’t know). The most points I ever saw Jordan score in person was 39.  I saw him play 8-9 times live. When I was a kid […]

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Why Passion is the key to Success! (Secret to Success, Part 2.)

September 20, 2010
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Passion matters because at the point where every other thing turns to struggle, when every other thing slows your trek forward and the shawl of doubt chills your fire, PASSION will burn through.

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