Oakland’s Stonecutter

There’s probably only one thing cooler than actually winning the NBA’s Most Valuable Player award … and that’s watching your own congratulatory Under Armour commercial with none other than Bill freakin’ Russell dropping some stone cutter knowledge.

(via Under Armour)

“When nothing seems to help, I go and look at a stonecutter hammering away at his rock, perhaps a hundred times without so much as a crack showing in it. Yet at the hundred-and-first blow it will split in two, and I know it was not the last blow that did it, but all those that came before.”



An irrationally addicted follower of all things NBA since 1986. Will Photoshop for food or old basketball cards.