Do You Have High Expectations For Your Kids In Sports?

An article I wrote that was originally posted on the Dads Round Table.

With the first pick in the 2027 NBA Draft, the Toronto Raptors select Harrison Cusden out of the University of Michigan…..

A dad can dream can’t he? All of my favourite things culminating in one glorious moment that will shape the life of my son and our family.

No pressure right? No expectations at all. Just go from a kid in the driveway to the biggest stage in basketball. Now that a Canadian has become the top pick in what is still a very American sport, as witnessed by Anthony Bennett and most likely Andrew Wiggins next year, there are no limits. So, let’s keep the party going for many years to come. In particular, 2027 and 2030.

Pretty high expectations right?

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Metta World Peace Wrote A Children’s Book

mettas-bedtime-storiesI have been a fan of the NBA for as long as I can remember. But as a child, I would have killed for a professional basketball player to write a book for me to read when I was only a little squirt. Larry Bird maybe? Hmmm wait, it would have to be even earlier. Bill Russell? Anyways, kids today have it made. NBA stars are writing books for kids and here is the latest.

By none other than Metta World Peace. Yep, you read that right.

Former NBA Defensive Player of the Year Metta World Peace is now an official children’s book author.

The book, which retails for $12.95, is a short collection of stories aimed at children between the ages of 4 and 10, with titles like “Mud in My Bed” and “I’m Afraid of the Dark.”

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