Scot Pollard – for all my KU friends. Why is this significant? He was a lunch pail guy. A guy with MOXIE. I remember my high school basketball team. I wasn’t the most talented – but I hustled. I remember sophomore year – Coach Galbraith said I had a lot of MOXIE. Sometimes you have limitations. In the high school state championship game I played about three minutes and the only thing that distinguished me on the court was that a rebound fell on my head. But I had MOXIE. I hustled.
Myeloma is certainly something that you can allow to limit you but you gotta fight through it. MOXIE – force of character, determination, nerve. That’s what it takes sometimes. Overcome it. Beat it. WIN.
Scot Pollard – good ol’ number 62 – had it. He turned 4.4 points per game and 4.6 rebounds per game into an 11 year NBA career. Scot Pollard – 2007-2008 NBA Champion with the Boston Celtics. MOXIE. My kind of player.