I kept thinking about the jersey. In writing about Lonzo Ball's transcendent and transcendently Summer League-y Summer League earlier this week, I was reminded of the moment during the 2008 Las Vegas Summer League when Nate Robinson's jersey was retired. Or, anyway, a ceremony occurred and three Summer League interns tacked the jersey to the wall of the Cox Pavilion, where it remained, barely, for a few hours.
"It's kind of awesome," Nate Robinson said in 2008, when asked about his jersey being hung not-quite-in-the-rafters of the Cox Pavillion in Las Vegas. At the time, Robinson was the event's defending MVP and playing in his fourth straight Summer League. In a small ceremony at halftime of the game between the Summer League entries from Robinson's Knicks and the Minnesota Timberwolves, three Summer League interns ceremoniously tacked the jersey to a soundproof baffle behind one of the baskets.
There are many reasons why the 3,300-odd people who follow Matthew Kaminski on Twitter might have chosen to do so. They might have seen him perform around Atlanta with one of the many musical acts with which he plays. Kaminski has done piano in a salsa band and accordion in a polka band. He’s also released a jazz organ record, and plays all three of these instruments for a burlesque troupe called Dames Aflame.
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