If you find mastering basketball difficult, how about doing it with one arm? This high school student -- who was born with only one upper limb -- certainly hasn't let his setback stop him from excelling in the sport. And after showing his skills on the court, he is getting some well-deserved praise.
One would think basketball would pose particular challenges for Ryan Leonard, since he was born without any arms. It turns out — as you can see in this video — that Leonard has no problem hitting a difficult half court shot.
Flint native and Denver Nuggets center JaVale McGee has transformed as a basketball player in the last year, going from laughing stock of the NBA to a serious contributor on a winning team, helping the Denver Nuggets make serious noise in the playoffs. He's now training with NBA Hall of Famer, Hakeem Olajuwon and The Dream has high hopes for McGee.
Hailing from Saginasty, MI, Jason Richardson is a two time NBA Dunk Contest champion and helped take the Michigan State Spartans to a Final Four back in the early 2000's. Richardson is coming back to Saginaw to put on a free hoops clinic, so get your kid out on the court.
It's July, which means we are in the sports doldrums. The good news is that sports, much like herpes, never really go away. Thoughts on Tiger Woods, Dwight Howard's bitch ass, and the deepening Penn State story.
Now that the NBA Finals are over, America can finally turn back to it's favorite summertime past time, waiting for football season to start. Until we get there though, let's talk Tigers, Pistons and why the guilty verdict in the Jerry Sandusky case should just be the beginning.
So the Miami Heat and their "Big Three" silenced critics last night by raising the Larry O'Brien Trophy and winning the 2012 NBA Championship. Don't let that fool you though, the Heat still suck and I'll explain why.
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