Big write-up in the NY Times on Joe this morning. The article explains how one becomes a Division I player despite not playing organized basketball for most of your life; practice. And how a Division I player goes from an freak of nature athletically to a force of nature on the court; practice.
Last season, he started sleeping three nights a week on a blue leather couch in the Mountaineers’ locker room. No sheets or blankets, just team-issued sweats. He figured out a way to unscrew the safety lights that hang over the pool table in order to make it dark.