KGdaBom wrote:TheProdigy wrote:minimus wrote:
No, this comparison is not legitimate. Duncan did not want to play basketball, he wanted to swim. Arvidas Sabonis did not want to play basketball, his first coach went to his parents to force him. Iverson wanted to play football, instead of basketball.
Did any of those guys say something like they're not really into basketball or they can't watch basketball? You can still have passion for something even if it wasn't your first choice.
I've been following pro sports for 50 years and I've learned that what a player says is 100% irrelevant to what they do.
Prospect: "I'm going to be a serial killer after I get drafted."
GM KGDaBom: "He's the most physical prospect I've ever seen, let's draft him."