Eric Bledsoe’s schoolboy toughness will go a long way

Ed Reinke/AP Photo - Eric Bledsoe
Ed Reinke/AP Photo -

From James Pennington of the Kernel, “Since was an elementary schooler playing ball with high school seniors, he said baskets haven’t come easy.  He had me fooled. It sure seemed easy Friday.  Often the shortest player on the court even since he’s moved up a few rungs from elementary school, Bledsoe doesn’t mind getting battered a bit. In fact, he said he enjoys the bumps a little bit. It makes him feel tough, tougher than the other players who can’t absorb the shots as well as he can.”  Read article.