A gold standard
by rick olivares
At the end of the great World War II epic Saving Private Ryan, actor Tom Hanks’ character of Captain Miller, who is mortally wounded pulls a soldier played by actor Matt Damon close to him. With his dying breath, Miller tells Ryan, “Earn this.”
Fortunately the over 300 basketball players plying their trade in the NBA, their “wars” are fought on the hardcourt. As for respect, as Miller said, it is earned.
And LeBron James must surely know what American hurdler Lolo Jones must be going through. READ MORE