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Bigger than basketball - Nov 15, 2011


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As a pro ball player, you are faced with numerous obstacles: up days, down days, lonely days and emotional highs and lows. Through it all you build camaraderie, lifelong relationships, and you meet a few truly great beings. The average person with the average job will never understand the love that's built in camp, practice, travel, and games. You build a real mentality of it's US against THEM. I'm writing with a very heavy heart and a little confusion, as we just lost one of US.

Some people never seem to be lost for words, and Sam Carey (203-F-84) was one of them. Always having something good to say to lift your spirits, slick to say to make you think twice, or funny to say to make you smile. Even when his words weren't tight, he'd hit you with that half smile, and he couldn't help but to brighten your day.

My teammate, my friend, my brother

My teammate. When I came to play for the Saint John Mill Rats in 2009, Sam was the first one to stand out. Aside from his tattoos (engulfing his whole upper-body), his unreal athleticism (defying the 'White men can't jump' stereotype), and his smooth spin move; he came and dapped me up, and hugged me like we had known each other for a lifetime. 'What's up man, I'm Sam.' You didn't know how powerful that statement was at the time, but you knew it was genuine, no facade involved. It was far different from that cold handshake that someone gives you as if they know you're coming after their job. 2 years later he gave me the exact same welcome.

My friend. He made his city, my city. Took me around, introducing me to all we came in contact with, with that same genuine smile and love. Showed me all the places to be, even took me to his tattoo man to fix some of my bogus artwork. If it was his, it was yours, and that felt warming, in a city filled with freezing cold temperatures and weekly snow storms.

My Brother. We shared some very personal things that only brothers could share. His words safe with me, and my words safe with him. Every time I came into town he was making sure I was straight, and that he showed me around as if it was my first time in town again. Even our last handshake and hug, hours before this tragedy, a day after our last time kicking it, and milliseconds before his final drive, he reiterated his joy about his newborn son, and his wife to be. With the same half-smile, we dapped, we hugged, and we left going on different journeys, but he was going on the one we all want to go on. TO HEAVEN. See you soon....My teammate, my friend, my brother.

My prayers and condolences sincerely go out to all of those that this humble man, Sam Carey (203-F-84), ever touched. To his family, blood and extended, stay strong, keep your faith and keep your head to the sky.

RIOCI

God Bless

This blog is maintained by Kenyon Gamble (212-C-82, college: Tuskegee)
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