As we wait impatiently for the start of the "Neu Era," we also contemplate the impact of the new Ben Ball Warriors as the 2008-2009 roster becomes clearer. Yes, we will miss Russell Westbrook and possibly Mbah a Moute. And the hole in the middle is like losing your first Love.
The attached video segment (from a local broadcast of "Sports Stars of Tomorrow") gives us a look at Kevin Love moving on and background on Drew Gordon who is expected to help fill the void. A lot is said about Gordon's 94-foot length of the court basket as a sophomore; the fact that Gordon originally played ice hockey before turning to basketball; that he competed in Track & Field (Shotput and discus); and why he decided to come to UCLA.