By Jeff Faraudo
Wednesday, January 27th, 2010 at 5:00 pm in Basketball.
In the latest installment of our ongoing series, today we’re visiting with . . .
Hometown: Los Angeles
Your five-man Dream Team, including yourself in the lineup: Magic Johnson at point, I’ll play the 2, Kobe Bryant at the 3, Michael Jordan at the 4 and I’ll play LeBron James at center.
Age when you first dunked: I was 14. It was in warmups before an AAU game. I was trying to see if I could dunk. I think I did it on my third or fourth try. I’d been working on it for a while.
How tall you really are, if the doctor measured you barefoot: Probably 6-2
How many pairs of basketball shoes you own: 40
Coolest place you’ve been to play basketball: I’d have to say Orlando, Florida for the 14-and-under AAU nationals. It was at the Disney Wide World of Sports complex.
Place you’ve never been that you’d love to visit: South Africa
The most daring thing you’ve ever done: I’m not a very daring person.
If you could be an Olympic athlete, other than basketball, your sport/event: I’d try to run the 100 meters against Usain Bolt. He would kill me. But I want to go up against him.
The sport you refuse to watch: Hockey. I’m just bored with it.
The actor who plays you in the movie version of your life: Chris Rock. It’s going to be a comedy.
Actress who plays the lead opposite you: Lauren London
Best concert you ever saw: I haven’t been to a concert in my life.
Least favorite kind of music: Country or rock and roll.
Best advice you ever got: Just to say focused and keep God first.
Favorite meal your mother cooks: Macaroni and cheese and chicken.
Food you will not eat: Anything pork. I don’t like it.
Three people in history you’d like to have dinner with: Malcolm X, Michael Jordan and Lauren London.
The smartest guy on the Cal team: Brandon Smith or Nikola Knezevic
The funniest: Jerome Randle
The best athlete: Patrick Christopher