Monday, February 20, 2006

Chris Bosh in the big time

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21 year old Chris Bosh was on the NBA's biggest stage last night in the 2006 NBA All-Star game and he aquitted himself very well - including a rave review by Doug Collins (even if the David Robinson comparison was a bit ... odd). Bosh finished with 8 points, 8 rebounds and 2 assists in only 17 minutes of play - and more impressively looked completely in place with the best in the world on the court with him.

Watching him last night was interesting for me, I still remember him as a skinny quiet kid who was barely regarded as a top 50 player in the summer before his senior season of high school - and wondering what his impact would be at Tech as a freshman after he commited. It's amazing how much someone can change in 5 years, because he's clearly one of the very best power forwards in the world now, and has a terrific future ahead of him.

Since most college basketball fans don't neccessarily follow the NBA closely, I put together a couple of clips from Bosh in the All-Star game last night, make sure to check out his tomahawk dunk on top of a defenseless Steve Nash. If the embedded player doesn't work, you can use this link.


Blogger Harper said...

Just think. That guy could still be playing for us right now.


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