On my eighth birthday, I got the best present any boy could ask for: A jersey of my favorite athlete, Chris Webber. The next day, Chris Webber was traded by my favorite team, the Washington Wizards, to Sacramento. At that moment I had two choices: Abandon my DC sports fanhood and its heart-breaking realities, or stick it out through thick and thin, good times or bad. I chose the latter. I'm still waiting for the good times to happen.
Haukur Palsson Leaves Maryland Basketball To Pursue Pro Career In Europe
Maryland reserve forward Haukur Palsson will leave Maryland to pursue a pro career in Europe. This leaves the Terps with just eight scholarship players.