Before we could show the house, we felt like we had to clean and organize it. During the process, we found lots of things we had forgotten about including these basketball chairs from Oakland.
Center of the Basketball World
At one point when I was younger, this was the coolest place on Earth to play a basketball game. Partly, because non of us had any idea where it was.
Dog Acts Should Be Mandatory
There should never be a college or professional basketball game played unless there is a dog act at halftime. If I was President, this would be a law.
Alabama vs. Kansas State
This was Kansas State’s first game after their “fight” with the University of Kansas. They had to endure Alabama’s student section constantly chanting “fight, fight, fight” throughout warmups and the game.
Roll Tide Roll
This is Alabama Basketball!
Our first trip to Coleman Coliseum. More of a gym than the State Farm Center, but not a bad seat in the house.
We Aren’t That Good Anymore
Hoosier Gym - #77
After getting Ashton off to Alabama, we decided to knock a big one off the list. A day trip to Knightstown, Indiana to see the gymnasium from the movie Hoosiers. It might seem like a small thing but we REALLY enjoyed the day.
It’s Illinois Basketball
I'm Michael Smith and this website is simply documentation of our travels over the course of 500 days. We are very lucky. We went bowling ... and some other stuff.