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Yup, They Put Me On A Basketball Card! 94

  • Posted by: Jack Murphy
  • November 30, 2012, 5:14 PM


As I get dressed into my travel basketball jersey in the bathroom of the New York Knicks training center in Tarrytown, New York, I think, How many kids have had their photo taken for an actual Panini basketball card? Not many.

I was lucky enough to experience this process at the 2012 NBA Rookie Photo Shoot, and I had an awesome time doing it! First, I waited in line with NBA players such as Andre Drummond and Jae Crowder. Believe me, this was one time I wasn’t going to push to the front of the line!

After my wait, some Panini photographers brought me to a backdrop, where they took action shots of some of the big-time players. They took photos of me taking outside shots, layups, and even some through-the-leg passes! After this station, the photographers led me to another station, where there was a black background. They shot me dribbling, dunking on an imaginary hoop, and performing poses with a couple of basketballs.

But wait! I wasn’t done yet. I was hurried over to a third station, where I was lucky enough to meet up with Detroit Pistons forward Kyle Singler, who was also getting his photo taken. The photographer at this station actually invited me to pose for a few shots with the former Duke star. What an awesome day!

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94 Comments

dude you are totally cooler now awesome

awssssssssoooooooooommmmmmmmmmme

cooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooool

Cool!I want to do it

I wish i could have a basketball

awesome

Wish I could have my own basketball card :(

I wish I had my own too

So lucky I wish was on a basketball card!

What in the world?
He's like a NBA player!

AWESOMELY AWESOME AWESOMENESS!!!!!!!!!!!:)

a good qb the baht

how much more awsomer could you get

awesome

I know right

Wow!I don't get it.

neither do i

wow dude your so lucky I wish i can do that!

:P

I know right so awsome to do how did he get to do it wish I could.

how in the world did he do this??!!!!!!!!!!!!??????????????!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Great picture and nice article.

he is so awesome

what does your jersey say?

Holland I think??

I'm not sure what I'd do if I met some big NBA superstars like that....I think I'd probably just freeze with my jaw on the floor!

awesome

i would past out!

WOW!! That's really cool! I wish I could have that oppertunity.

AWESOMELY AWESOME AWESOMENESS

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