This week, Guest Blogger Kerry discusses the “Dream Team”, formed by
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DREAM TEAM…NOT JUST AN URBAN LEGEND
Although their purported exploits are many, and the stories have grown and been embellished as they have been told and retold over time, sightings of the “Dream Team” are few and far between.
As legend has it they first got together in the Fall of 2011, a day much like any other day, but a day that threw this somewhat unexpected trio together for the first time. With an uneven number of players the Dream Team was formed as a uniting of 3 wills with one purpose that day.
They should have known that things would turn out different that game, by just the way it started – with a game plan. Although no one can quite remember whose idea it was, the decision was made to score all of their points via the 2 point shot. And what a game it was – whether through the alignment of planets, or deals made with spirits of the undead – the ball fell through the hoop, again and again. Like a band of Hobbits guarding “the precious” they took control of the game and never looked back.
Since that legendary occasion, the “gathering of the three” has been somewhat sparse and there are probably just as many fictional stories of their sighting as there are real ones. On basketball courts up and down the West Coast, little kids, inspired by the movie “Candyman”, find themselves whispering “Dream Team, Dream Team, Dream Team” and searching the horizon in hope that this will be the day for them to play