Monday, March 16, 2015

the last book I ever read (John Calipari's Players First, excerpt one)

from Players First: Coaching from the Inside Out by John Calipari and Michael Sokolove:

I go to Mass every morning. It’s how I start my day and it’s my moment of peace, almost meditation. If I’m struggling with a player, it’s where I ask myself: How would I want my own son treated?

But I’m also a sinner, as we all are. If you come after one of my players, I come after you twice as hard. If you kill one of mine, I burn your village. It’s the Italian in me. I’m not proud of that, but it’s who I am.

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