9/7/08

Introducing Greg Johnson to the DishingDimes team

We have picked up a new writer this past week. His name is Greg Johnson. He has written us a post before. It was the Game 1 rundown of the NBA Finals. Greg hails from the great or not so great (depends on your perspective), city of Boston. Some of you might be thinking, how can a Laker fan and Celtic fan coexist? Well, that is a good question. Surprisingly, Greg is one of the most level headed Boston fan I've ever come across, but I make that statement with some reservation seeing as I have not talked to him since Brady's injury. He has a very realistic view on everything Boston, and has a great knowledge about the league as well as history of the league. He is a great talent evaluator, and brings great opinions to any sports discussion I have with him. He is further from a Steven A. Smith and closer to a Hubie Brown in terms of his basketball comments.

He has a lot of real basketball experience. Standing at 6'5 he has played AAU ball, high school ball, and was a manager for the Wake Forest Basketball Team his freshmen year. If you ask him about the most memorable moment of his bsaketball career, he is less likely to tell you about the Division 1 basketball players he hung around with for hours on end, and more likely to tell you about the time when he was in a layup line for pregame warm-ups and fell after a dunk and attempted to brace his fall, like anyone would, with the palm of his hand, which caused his arm to bend up to the centimeter before it would break. I can imagine that his arm looked like the Leaning Tower of Pisa. It may not have been his defining moment in his career, but it has proven that he is unbreakable, and he will be able to endure the criticism that bombards bloggers in the blogosphere without being phased. We are very proud to have Greg as a writer on the site, and we are sure that you all will enjoy his writing and his insight.

Welcome, Greg.

Izzy

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