We’re joined on the Starline by a basketball star known by Mr. Chibbs. #2 draft pick in the 1991 NBA Draft. His latest project after basketball is in the Showtime documentary “NYC Point Gods”. We welcome from Archbishop Molloy HS legend & NBA All Star Kenny Anderson.
Mr. Chibbs, let’s go Beyond the Mic. From one guy from 235th and Jamaica Ave to another, why is NYC hoops the best of the best?
As you look back on your time in the NBA, do the players today have more, the same or less passion, skills and work ethic than the legends mentioned in the documentary?
Some people want to escape how did helping your mom by making it into the NBA make you feel?
You watched legends play in the NBA when you were a kid. How has your time in basketball measure up with what you thought it would be growing up?
As you saw the final cut of the documentary, did you think you were as important and as good as people thought you were?
The Rockin’ 8:
Mr. Chibbs Kenny Anderson joins us Beyond the Mic and it’s time for the Rockin’ 8, 8 random questions; answer with the first thing that comes to your mind. There is no Pressure.
1. Basketball legend that you schooled on the court?
2. Best basketball park court in NYC?
3. Do you consider yourself a lucky person?
4. Largest amount of money you ever spent at one time when you were on a NBA roster?
5. If you could have a personalized license plate what would yours say?
6. One thing that distracts you the most every day?
7. Best place on the Georgia Tech Campus?
8. One wish you have for your future?
One Big Question:
When people see “NYC Point Gods” what do you want them to understand?
Who is the NBA point guard today that remind you most of you.
He loved playing in Rucker Park, thinks he’s blessed and once spent $20K in a single day. Kenny Anderson from Showtime’s “NYC Point Gods” thanks for taking the time for talking with us today.
And that my friends is a Beyond the Mic Short Cut.
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