With the NBA lockout now in its fourth month, it's more important than ever for out-of-work players to find constructive ways to fill their time. After all, idle hands are the devil's workshop, tools or playthings, depending on your chosen translation of Scripture/preferred description of prehensile multifingered extremities.
Some players choose to keep their hands busy by playing in high-scoring exhibition contests. Others prefer filming commercials in which they dunk over cars. Denver Nuggets forward/center/iconoclast Chris Andersen, though? This weekend, his hands were full with encouraging Colorado schoolchildren to fill their hands with Rubik's Cubes.
From Kristina Iodice's advance story in the (Colorado Springs) Gazette:
Those who want to see real puzzle solving can check out a contest that's all about Rubik''s Cubes and the kids who solve them — without peeling off stickers.
Students from 14 schools across the Front Range will test their Rubik's Cube skills Saturday morning ...