Pondering Kevin Durant's latest big-time shot on the playoff stage, Lionel Hollins started listing a who's who of NBA greats from days gone by: Michael Jordan, Larry Bird, Magic Johnson, Isiah Thomas, Sam Jones, John Havlicek, George Mikan, Bob Pettit.
Sam Jones first encountered the man he considers the best lacrosse player he's ever been teammates with at an event after his senior year in high school.
In a ballroom at the Lansdowne Resort in Leesburg, Va. Friday morning, Hall of Fame athletes like Washington Redskins legend Sonny Jurgensen and 10-time NBA champion Sam Jones were reduced to mere faces in a crowd. That's because Redskins legend Bobby Mitchell had assembled 45 Hall of Famers to participate in his 21st annual fundraiser, the Bobby Mitchell Autotrader.com Hall of Fame Golf Classic.
Perhaps the most sobering day of Navy's trying lacrosse season concluded Saturday with a forgettable result.
A few years ago, Sam Jones wasn't sure if he would even get into the Naval Academy. Tucker Hull was incredulous when his first piece of recruiting mail came from Navy.