On Wednesday evening I didn’t have anything planned so I decided to take a 70 mile drive to The Grove in Los Angeles. Sports broadcaster Al Michaels was scheduled to make an appearance at Barnes & Noble to sign copies of his book, “You Can’t Make This Up.”
It was my first time ever going to The Grove in Los Angeles and didn’t exactly know what to expect.
When Al arrived he briefly discussed his book and did a Q & A with the audience. After the Q & A he signed copies of his book for a turnout that I’m guessing was about 40 people.
The truth is I didn’t make the 140 mile round trip for a signed book, it was to meet this legendary sports broadcaster in person and get a photo op.
Facts about Al
- Full name is Alan Richard Michaels.
- Attended Alexander Hamilton High School in L.A.
- Attended Arizona State University.
- Has done play-by-play for the Olympics, Super Bowl, World Series, NBA Finals and Stanley Cup Finals.
On January 17, 2015, fitness trainer and model Greg Plitt was tragically killed by a train in Burbank, CA. TMZ has a little about what happened linked here.
Greg was well known around the fitness industry for being on the cover of many fitness magazines and for his television appearances.
I had the privilege of meeting Greg two different times at past Los Angeles Fit Expo events. May the fitness icon rest in peace.
Here is one of Greg’s YouTube videos. How can this shit not motivate you?
Sam Cassell made an appearance at The Optometry Practice of Dr. Alex Corbin Liu. The event was a private signing for patients and people who purchased a minimum number of autograph tickets.
The 3x NBA Champion was very nice to all fans in attendance. He took his time meeting and greeting everyone and appeared to have a good time.
Sam’s playing career is over but he’s still involved in the NBA. He currently serves as an assistant coach for the Los Angeles Clippers.
After hitting big shots, Sam frequently did what I call “the ball juggling dance”.
Facts about Sam
- Full name is Samuel James Cassell.
- Attended Florida State.
- Was the 24th overall pick in the 1993 NBA Draft.
- 2004 NBA All Star.
- 3x NBA Champion.
- Played for 8 different NBA teams that included the Rockets, Suns, Mavericks, Nets, Bucks, Timberwolves, Clippers and Celtics.
Since it’s almost Christmas, we’re in the mood for giving. Up for giveaway is a football autographed by NFL quarterback Drew Brees.
Anyone is eligible to enter and the winner must pick up the prize at Dr. Liu’s office in Rowland Heights.
To qualify for this giveaway, you have to correctly answer the trivia question below using our contact page. Each contestant that answers the question correctly will then be entered into the drawing. The winner will be announced this weekend.
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Mr. Vanhorn is the winner of the autographed football.
Up for giveaway is an autographed photo of former NBA center Olden Polynice.
To enter the free giveaway, send us an email using our contact page stating that you want to win. The winner will be selected using Random.org next week. The only rule that applies is that it’s only 1 entry per person.
Giveaway sponsored by Alex corbin Liu.
Mr. Ortega is the winner of the autographed Olden Polynice photo.