Welcome to Draft Days, an intimate, behind-the-scenes look into the life of an NBA prospect in the weeks leading up to the draft. This is the second installment featuring Kentucky point guard Jamal Murray. You can view Episode One here
It was a lot of fun to grow up in Canada. I remember playing hockey as a kid — I was goalie in gym class and I was pretty good at it. But basketball was my passion. As a kid I went to class, came back from school, did my homework and went straight across the street to practice.
We still might be a hockey country but it’s changing. I want everyone to know: You can play basketball in Canada and you can still get to where you need to go.
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