The NBA offseason is a time to train, to work on one's skills, to push you and your teammates to excel in ... kicking basketballs into hoops. Sasha Vujacic started the team down the road to victory by challenging Jose Calderon in this video:
Never one to shrink from a challenge, Calderon responded in kind:
Kristaps Porzingis responded with a challenge of his own ...
... but he never posted the video! Has Kristaps gone soft? Does he no longer have the fire to compete in social media soccer-basketball videos? MY COLUMN:
Kristaps tweeted in three different languages this week -- we get it, kid, you're way better than us -- including this tribute to his former coach, Aíto G. Reneses:
On the other end of spectrum is Jerian Grant, who is imparting his wisdom on the youth at his basketball camp:
(Jerian is the large guy in the middle.)
Let's leave Tony Wroten with the final word: