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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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IT’S OFFICIAL: I’m Having Lunch with Mark Cuban!

January 12, 2012
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IT’S OFFICIAL!

On March 1st, at 11am in Dallas, Texas, I will sit down and have lunch with Mark Cuban, owner of the NBA Champion Dallas Mavericks!

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What New Year’s Resolutions and a Dyson Vacuum Have In Common (& How to Change It)

January 7, 2012
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OK, the title of this post may be a little harsh, but if we’re being honest with one another, they both do suck. The point is, only one is supposed to.

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Me vs. Damon Jones (The Shootout That ALMOST Was)

September 29, 2011
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During my time out at Impact Basketball’s Competitive League, I was once again shown the power of social media and in particular Twitter. During my layover in Phoenix, Arizona, I sent a challenge out to 11 year NBA veteran and three point sharpshooter Damon Jones.  I knew Damon would be at Impact’s event in Las […]

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Impact Basketball’s Competitive League Recap

September 27, 2011
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Sitting in the last of a long row of folding metal chairs lining the sideline of the court I studied the footwork of Rudy Gay, Roger Mason and Jared Dudley as they went through their morning court workout with the founder of Impact Basketball, Joe Abunassar. My eyes red and heavy from lack of sleep […]

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I’m Headed to Vegas! Who’s Got Next?? (@impactbball)

September 20, 2011
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Later this morning I will land in Las Vegas, Nevada for the first time. I won’t be there to vacation or to gamble. I’ll be there for Impact Basketball’s Competitive Training Series, which is a league featuring games with up to 60 current NBA players! I’m going because I LOVE the game of basketball! I’m […]

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To Run…or Not To Run!?!? (The ? with a Joyful Answer)

June 7, 2011
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In 2010 I went from hating running to enjoying it.  From sitting on my couch to running over 530 miles.  I ran two half marathons.  I ran during the week in the mornings or evenings for fun.   From last summer through my injury, on the last day of January, I ran every Saturday morning (8-10 […]

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P90X (Doing MY Best and Forgetting The Rest)

April 19, 2011
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I don’t like lifting heavy things.  Never have. I suppose if you’ve ever seen me in person on in any picture that is pretty evident. What I do like is GETTING BETTER! At the time of my injury, I was in the best shape of my life.  I could run for days, I was trim (more […]

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Dear MJ (A Letter to Michael Jordan)

March 10, 2011
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Dear MJ:

When you came into the league (NBA) in 1984 I was seven years old. My big focus was getting to know my new classmates and learning how to read small books with a few words in a big font on each page. You went on to win Rookie of the Year with a stat line of 28.2ppg, 6.5rpg, 5.9apg, and 2.4spg. I had a knack for being able to spell and led my class in gold stars.

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I Feel Alive Right Now!!!

December 30, 2010
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2010 began like most years for me. Dick Clark did the countdown, the ball dropped, fireworks went off, and the calendar changed. Truthfully, I’ve never been much into new year’s resolutions because they don’t typically work.

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Play Me and HELP ME Get Ready For Michael Jordan!

December 7, 2010
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In an effort to get in the best possible condition for my upcoming (gotta believe!) one-on-one battle with Michael Jordan, I’m focusing more of my time on one-on-one competition.

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Today I Could Have Met LeBron James

November 18, 2010
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This morning I could have been on my way to Miami. I could have been on my way to meet and have lunch with one of the biggest stars in today’s NBA. This morning I could have been on my way to meet LeBron James. The Opportunity Last Wednesday evening, almost as soon as I […]

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It’s Not Going to Be Easy, Nor Should It Be! (Why YOU Should Keep Pushing Forward!)

November 11, 2010
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There was almost no post today. I had closed my macbook and given myself an excuse to miss my first scheduled posting. Last night I came home from playing hoops with the intent of finishing up a post for this morning.  Instead, what began with one text message from a close friend, led to a […]

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Impact Basketball RECAP (Thank You Edition)

November 9, 2010
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I sat in my car, still in the parking lot of Impact Basketball.  I sat in silence, reflecting. I had just finished my final Impact Basketball workout on Saturday morning. I thought about where I was just eleven months ago.  How I didn’t exercise.  How I had basically given up the game of hoops.  How […]

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