- The moments in and around the game that are bigger than the game itself.
- The speeches to teammates and fans that are larger even than the game itself.
- The moments when sports is used as a platform for bigger social conversations.
- The thrilling moments from your childhood that you never forget.
- The tender moments among teammates.
It’s why we watch. It’s why we play. It’s the stuff that rises up out of sports and settles down into us.
This week, we are taking it off the court – but also right back onto the court as it turns out – in the final days of the 2020 Election campaign trail.
Former President Barrack Obama, on the campaign trail for Joe Biden, stopped by a local gym, calmly drained a corner three and coolly walked away repeating “That’s what I do!”
A Barack Obama basketball update: pic.twitter.com/1wb5fkKxue
— InsideHoops.com NBA (@InsideHoops) October 31, 2020
Some guys are just as cool as the other side of the pillow, as they say.
We can neither confirm nor deny this, but it was heard on Twitter….People are saying it, believe me, that Trump would have air-balled it and then spent the next four years Tweeting and going to rallies for himself complaining about how unfair that was to him.
A study in contrasting styles.
Now if only democracy were this easy….
Photo Credit: Twitter/Screen Shot