super sonic

In the back of my closet sits a teeny tiny paper bag and inside that is a Shawn Kemp jersey, size infant. He used to be my favourite player on my favourite NBA team. During their glory years around the mid nineties when only Mr. "Look at me I'm Magic!" Michael Jordan kept them from getting a championship, I was obsessed with basketball. I bought that Sports Illustrated preseason guide and read it like a bible. Every day. I have absolutely no idea why basketball suddenly jumped down my throat, but man, it tasted good. 
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