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Clyde Weems

Name: Clyde Weems

Where are you from? : I was born in Akron Ohio raised in Richmond California.

How old are you? : 29

When did you start playing the game? : I have been playing the game of basket ball for 20 years now.

What made you interested in playing basketball? : I started playing basketball because it kept me out of trouble and kept me from selling drugs and getting involved with gangs and other dangers. My cousin played in college and Wanted to be like him.

When did you begin to take basketball seriously and why? : After my sophomore year people said I was no good I worked hard, by my summer after my junior I became one of the top players in city. I took MVP honors at CBL AAU tournament which featured seven blue chip athletes.

Does your family support you playing basketball? : My family supported me no matter what I did they were my biggest fans. But when I began to get college scholarships is when the community as well my family started show love.

What influenced you to play basketball? : I play because I love to prove people wrong and know matter how good you think you are or far you get there is always someone who hates on you . So I play because I believe in God and I feel he controls my destiny.

Do you consider yourself healthy and why? : I do stay in shape I getting older know and still play ball. But know I have to train to play at a competitive level.


Do you have many friends who don’t play basketball? : Most of my boys play ball and we love to trash about who is losing a step and how back in the day we were great.

What is life outside of basketball for you? : I work and live Harlem NY, I am in the process of starting my own company and in the summer I will marry my college sweet heart.

Do you get a lot of attention because you play basketball? : Because my high school (Coach Carter) was featured in a movie and played little pro ball I get a lot love. But a few of my boys maid to the NBA so they get all the attention.

What are your plans after your basketball career is over? :To be sport agent and those who want to play ball on the next level.

Is basketball your life? : Basket was my life at one time; it was all I thought about. But know I am getting married and help young black males improve their lives. So know I do not think basket ball is my life. (But call me out and I will bust you a**.)

What is your basketball standing now? I just turned down a contact to go over seas because the situation was not right for me but I still play semi pro and playground ball.

What are your personal goals as a player?
I just to evolve in the game before I retire and pass on what I have learned.

What are your basketball dreams?:
I still want one last shot to play in the big time before it is over.

Are you happy with your basketball game? :
I always want to improve no one is perfect but Air Jordan.

Have you received many accolades and honors through basketbal?
I have received Map awards small college fame seen my self on TV and people I haven’t seen in years want to know did I ever made so Yes I have.