Found January 31, 2012 on Crossover Chronicles:
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It’s no secret that when rookies enter the league in any sport they can expect a tough time from some of the veterans. Some rookies get it worse than others, and sometimes the hazing is more public and therefore slightly more embarrassing. Oklahoma City Thunder big man Nick Collison is doing a blog for GQ, and in the most recent installment he talked about some of the hazing he went through and what he’s doing to the new batch of rookies in OKC. “...I was spared most of the usual rookie stuff. Still, I did have to sing at a dinner once. I chose "Baby Got Back" by Sir Mix-A-Lot, since he's a Seattle guy and because I had memorized it via my Walkman when I was 12. I also had to carry bags on the few road trips. I'm pretty easy on rookies, and I think it's because I had it easy myself. There is one thing, however, that I do enjoy doing: Once or twice a year after shoot-around on the road we will empty the entire ball rack by either throwing or punting each ball...
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