15 posts

I always try to look ahead, not to think about my past. But every time my parents say something, it comes back. Again and again. And it reminds me something about me, how it all […]

I've always been a hard worker. As simple as that. Sometimes you don't need to go that far back, or that much deeper to tell a good story. The core is already there. Simple. That’s […]

After four sons, Mom was very happy that I was arrived. Then, two more would be born, a boy and a girl, to get to seven, but when I came into the World, I was […]

From my mom, I got emotional intelligence. The ability to quickly understand who you are in front of, to understand how a situation will develop, and to grasp aspects that other people usually miss. From […]

I immediately fell in love with the water. I can’t say the same thing for swimming. I was on vacation with my parents and siblings, when I realized I could float like all others did, […]

Not all clubs are the same. Not all clubs have the same history, the same importance, the same relevance to their community. Basketball is beautiful everywhere. Basketball is a message of hope everywhere. Basketball is […]

Matt Costello

“You are not just a basketball player". My parents' heart has always been in the right place, and now that I’m a dad too, I hope mine will never be outdone, in the future. If […]

646 Miles. On my first night in college, staring at the ceiling of the room, I counted the miles that separated me from my family. And I cried. There is nothing wrong with that. Mom, […]

My older sister Inna was the first to start figure skating. She is about two years older than I am, so, of course, I was interested in everything she did. I would sometimes watch her […]

Hockey. Canada. The Olympics. My life could very well be described using only three words, the three words that I repeated to myself even during the 2022 Beijing Olympic Games: hockey, Canada, and the Olympics. […]

Every coin, just like every story, has two sides. And most people, if they see one, don't see the other. Neither is false, neither is less important, neither version will ever be complete. Ignorance is […]

I've always known what it means to work for nothing. Without having a profit or an economic return. I've always known what is the most important thing, between a dream and a penny, to have […]

Aloha: hello, goodbye, love. To come from where I’m from, there is a strong premise.  An indelible message. Like graffiti on the wall, created by the Holy Artist who resides above us. Seemingly so beautiful […]

David Moss

It ‘s very difficult for me to stop and look back, I hardly ever do it. Giving space to memory and nostalgia it’s a way of being that does not belong to me, I prefer […]

Eric Maynor

I traveled during the night and reached my new teammates directly in Phoenix, more precisely at the US Airways Center. The Jazz had told me just few hours before about my trade, so I had […]