Current inspiration: The In-Your-Face Basketball Book. By Chuck Wielgus, Jr & Alexander Wolff, 1980.

>> Style is important: By all means don’t be straight-laced.

>> On a playground you can create almost anything with yourself, a ball, and a hoop.

>> Visored caps are only chic when they’re worn backward.

>> Crucial to forming a good pick up team is avoiding the chumps.