Lupica’s Latest Hit: True Legend
Radio host Mike Lupica on his latest book, True Legend.
- Duration 8:50
- Date Sep 4, 2012
Radio host Mike Lupica on his latest book, True Legend.
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Their main character.
Is -- young point guard who's going to be the next thing in bass was -- junior in high school named Andrew Robinson Catherine Davis from dark but he's -- he's only about six feet tall and so more like Chris -- one of those guys -- any moves from New York City to Southern California with his mom.
Because as a rich guy who wants to get in with him early like -- down.
His dad left and didn't come back so he is currently in and -- just left.
The boy doesn't know what happened to.
He was a Southern California -- -- owning.
As is you see that sometimes -- -- -- -- for a pack of cigarettes and don't come back.
Who just left all closer and he -- -- from a six it is ultimately left arm and home wasn't.
Talking up our quick -- As a result he moves outside California and -- -- this fancy private school everybody knows he's just you know positive loyal to drum -- because this -- rich guy who's a basketball -- named -- -- Gilbert.
Sees him at an -- tournament new York and decides to.
-- pianist mama there's mom goes to work for this man.
And everybody knows that he's star never knows -- college is going to be one of those freshmen and gone guys any start to -- and went on Michael.
What you can just -- And and the book begins with him there's a park he goes to.
And volatile -- yes he lives in a -- hills he goes to school Westlake Village and there's a place where to get away from -- just goes and and plays alone at night and it's it's a sick -- And one night he sees this older guy.
Out on this court doing things that he can't believe Duncan the ball and make it all these -- and moves.
And when he calls out to a the guy runs away and it's it's almost like a ghost story and he becomes obsessive find -- out who this guy is and download now.
When he finds out it begins an unlikely friendship because this guy turns out to be some -- -- that.
The world thought was -- -- -- -- yeah I don't wanna spoil too much of the story but it's.
It's somebody who.
Who wasn't supposed be around anymore would -- a bit of the legend himself once in basketball.
-- -- -- -- Now it's not based on somebody to the world -- I was -- didn't get there have been guys who who had a bad fall and basketball David Thompson is the most notable -- simply fell down a flight of stairs it was never the same even though he was gonna be the next Michael Jordan.
And there are elements of David Thompson story.
The older -- that -- Robinson runs into.
Sold former -- -- but yes and and -- it.
The older man tries to tell this young man that how easily you can lose at all and did he is losing his way.
-- zero -- moms know he does not.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- Now soul soared in this mark was only one child -- -- shock he's he's fifteen he's a young junior in high school but it.
So all we don't have the little group of children.
-- and other Borchardt this is this going to be about what -- -- of the kids after the books over.
One of just answer the questions and house he's still rather than wondering what to questioned about -- he's fifteen connect.
He has a best friend namely who plays on the basketball -- the little children there were any other book.
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They're they're about to move on to the second book in in in the series of they know biscuit -- now they do now -- now let's now.
The dollar -- hundred so this group there's there's there are -- to expect.
There's a great girl.
Who is the star of the girls team who -- -- suite on in this book and such now.
I'm sorry what was that question drew up a a driven I don't know the answer is they they don't -- -- Or maybe after the block when their much older.
Date they might but not so are you were who have four children.
And three wars and -- daughter.
I'm no -- three -- -- one -- ground president of from.
All of them -- Truman graduated from Boston College here and the other commodities that are now.
And they've told you that whenever -- -- -- Oh.
Does sound like a -- -- it's it's it's actually.
It is bad you know it's there have been a couple of books that have come out since I wrote this book it's over the weekend I was reading it -- I hadn't looked at and allow -- to there was -- favorable.
Or is an act Serb.
And and there -- don't know -- of this book yes chapter one -- -- -- out.
Because I forgot about normal and I did get -- street got a lot any mind -- a -- talk about the Democratic Convention tonight yes.
And your -- this morning.
About President Obama runs his goals want to keep his job but what -- -- adjusting -- to me about this as I said in the column.
Most people when when they're about to be fired which she may -- it would -- be about to be fired.
They don't get to go in and make their case about why they should stay -- so this is that's going to be a unique experience -- -- he's gonna make his case about why he should.
People could imagine this a pink slip.
On that podium in front of him.
And and he's got to make his case to people.
Many of whom have already lost their jobs or have had to take a lesser jobs to keep going so it's.
It's kept its could be as much fun as Biden's speech I -- to me that's the main investment on my dogs -- -- stroll on.
-- -- -- -- -- And isn't on some sort of or shipments are serious and -- protect.
And it's at 98 point 798 point seven FM FL -- -- -- be talking about don't.
Project to Baltimore and -- -- -- they're getting they're getting a little wobbly the issue keystone.
Ten and -- -- down to one.
Seoul today -- that could they find themselves.
As Tony James -- -- -- -- -- find themselves in a position.
-- -- -- -- -- could yes because this is -- greater and this isn't he called me a pick up first that the most misery to the most.
But of course people as -- it would just be -- make you giddy OK but.
This is a year when the two wild card teams will play a one game.
Play and game to -- could end up to that or if they'd finished third they're out.
Look at tennis courts and can -- and erotic and all right stand.
But it -- -- It's a potential for him debate don't cultural -- yes but generally yes Warner's hater but doesn't that -- -- But I I'm I don't even know invited by as many other New Yorkers.
A man out of -- -- -- -- you know I've always liked him so much what and went.
What they're hoping for at the -- places 7 o'clock tonight they're hoping that this is this year's version.
Of Connors -- it to the semi is 21 years ago.
-- -- my children of their bush called the legend.
And -- psychological true legend so if you're gonna come along and type in the legend.
They're probably would come up but it's not to stop the title the title -- true blood and and you should read -- -- buyout.
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Whatever so thank -- and -- rise so I'm gonna be right thing to I don't talk they love so.