Originally written April 09, 2012 on Stepien Rules:
It's that other tale, sometimes told, that I'll always find more compelling than the one traditionally summarized in an NBA Boxscore. From Rick Telander and Darcy Frey, to Arthur Agee and William Gates, that hoop dreams story personified is one that will never sound repetitive to me. When truly realized, and put on display for all of us to see, however long that moment lasts, its something that will always move me. Not because I can specifically relate, or that my five foot eight inch frame ever allowed me to personally leap up and touch anything higher than that box connecting the rim to the backboard either. But because there's always something within that basketball story, every time a new chapter's written, that inspires us all to continuing dreaming ourselves. No matter who we are, or what those dreams entail.Which is why I appreciate what Lester Hudson did not just last night, but this whole weekend. When the camera followed Hudson to the Cavaliers' sidelin...
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