I really don’tÂ know anything about sports but I do watch some basketball and I want to give theÂ BIGGESTÂ shoutout to Gary, Indiana’s own Branden Dawson for being drafted into the NBA!
Being from the same hometown, 219 supports 219 and I have no choice but to root for him as he takes on this huge step in his basketball career. My best friend Brooke, knows him personally and put me on as we watched him make it to the Final Four. The formerÂ Michigan State Spartan was picked number 56 by the New Orleans Pelicans but then traded to the Los Angeles Clippers. According to mlive.com the switch had Dawson shocked, lost for words, but yet it was a dream come true.
Residents and also former residents of Gary congratulated “BJ” on social media assuring him that not only will we be rooting for the Bulls now, but the Clippers as well. Many tweets flooded Twitter saying “he got the city behind him” and positive talk of how he made it out the city.
From one native to the next, congratulations Branden Dawson and the best of luck! #219Made
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