Originally written on FatManWriting  |  Last updated 10/24/14
I totally understand loving the game you play so much that you are willing to go overseas to keep playing. For youngsters coming out of college I think it is brilliant. There is no experience that can give you a perspective on the world quite like travelling throughout it; to get paid playing a game in the process--bonus! Of course if it was all peaches and cream then everyone would do it. That is not the case as Kyle Hines, a former UNC Greensboro player, realized recently when he was hit in the head with a flare thrown by a fan in the stands. What gets me is that throwing pyrotechnics does not appear to be that big a deal. You can see in the video that even after Kyle was hit they kept throwing them! I'm all for fans being fans, but when they make the game more challenging for the players...a guy should only have to worry about the opposing team's power forwards and not flying flaming objects. Massive props to Kyle Hines--after getting checked out and taken c...
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