Even now, at age 45, this is one of David Giordano’s most prized memories: it was the All-Star basketball game at the Frederick Douglass Center. Spectators filled the stands; new red, white and blue nets waited for the first baskets of the night. The team’s star player tapped the ball to David, and he let it fly. "Nothin' but net," David thought, as the crowd roared its approval.
"I scored the first two points and my mom jumped and went all crazy," David says. "There was this kind of energy in the place that is still there today."
“I could have been a very angry teen-ager”