Steve Blake has carved together what is now a nine-year NBA career by feeding the ball to a list of All-Stars – from Antawn Jamison and Gilbert Arenas in Washington, to Allen Iverson and Carmelo Anthony in Denver, to LaMarcus Aldridge in Portland and, for the past two seasons, to Kobe Bryant in Los Angeles.
Though the lights are much brighter now and Blake, as a steady and much sought-after point guard, has parlayed his skills into his current four-year, $16 million contract with the Lakers, it is not much different than the role he played during his four seasons at Maryland.
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
The Baltimore Sun's 10 Year Anniversary Series: Steve Blake
The Baltimore Sun continues to tax my abilities to write snarky jokes about them stealing my job. In the next "Where Are They Now?" story about the 2002 National Championship team, they visit Steve Blake (1999-2003). Here's a small piece of the story; click the link for the rest: