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What's Aaron Craft Up To These Days? Still The Same, Playing Hard D On 5 Year Olds And Swatting Their Shots

Has a 15 second video clip ever more perfectly summed up an athlete’s entire existence? So perfect. A lot of these times, I’d say 99.4% of the time, the athlete going up against the little kid is just having fun and joking around. Dunking on a kid or blocking his shot or crossing him up for the cameras then laughing it up and picking him up, giving him a signed jersey and a ball. But you know in your heart of hearts that Aaron Craft was DEAD serious here. Swatting that fucking weak ass shot to halfcourt then staring that little shithead down.

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Probably watched the tape back and was disappointed in himself for letting the kid get a step on him, made him run it back 6 times until he forced a turnover before the shot.

Oh and I don’t know if you read my tone as disparaging there or not, it might have come across that way. But don’t get it twisted. I LOVE IT. If there’s one person I don’t ever want to change it’s Aaron Craft. I want him diving after loose balls and taking charges and slapping the floor in his 50+ men’s league. Love that guy. Pure heart and hustle, all the time.