By Alaric Gomes, Gulf News
Mason Plumlee, a National Basketball Association (NBA) player with Denver Nuggets, feels that the region or build of a player should not be a deterrent to any youngster towards making it big in his sport.
“There is no such thing as region or build when it comes to sport. I believe that any kid from anywhere in the world can make it big. For example, a kid can from here can go and play anywhere in the world. He can go and play in college in the US to start with, or he can even play in the NBA,” he said on the sidelines of a coaching clinic in Dubai…
…“This is the first time that we are putting together a camp and interacting with these kids. I would like to take this sort of thing forward as time goes on. I believe that if we do it well the very first time, then this will grow and we will be in a better position to have a camp every summer here,” the 27-year-old noted.
“Basketball is a great game and it should be shared with the world. I think we should push it here in the UAE in the right way, and everyone will benefit,” he added.