Posts Tagged ‘Harvard’

Dwyane Wade lectures at Harvard

ALL BALL NERVE CENTERDwyane Wade may have played his college ball at Marquette, but that doesn’t mean he’s stopped his education. As he seeks to continue to build his Wade brand, Wade has connected with the business school at Harvard, where he recently showed up to talk to the students at the business school. Perhaps unsurprisingly, more than a few Heat fans showed up to hear him speak…


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Zaza Pachulia Takes Classes At Harvard

by Micah Hart

The Hawks’ Zaza Pachulia has long been one of the NBA’s most engaged entrepreneurs outside of his basketball day job. While some athletes sadly end up in dire straits once their careers are over, Pachulia seems determined to set himself up for success once he finally hangs ’em up.

With that in mind, Zaza has spent parts of the last four offseasons taking executive business courses, for example at Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Business. This summer he stepped it up a notch, joining the future Zuckerbergs of the world at Harvard for a three-day business seminar, as he recently detailed for Hawks.com:



I like to picture Zaza at Harvard, hanging out with the bad guys from Good Will Hunting, playing the enforcer and causing that scene to play out much differently than it did in the movie (slight language).

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Jeremy Lin Explains How To Get Into Harvard

by Micah Hart

We’re all passengers on the Jeremy Lin train right now, and what a smooth ride it is. There are very few things more refreshing in sports than unforeseen success stories, and while it’s very early to say whether or not Lin has carved out a permanent spot for himself in the Knicks starting lineup let alone the zeitgeist, he is certainly off to a fantastic start.

Speaking of his success, part of what makes his story unique is his time at that noted institute of higher learning in Massachusetts, Harvard, or as I like to call it, “The Texas of Cambridge”.

How did he get into Harvard anyway? I’m glad you asked, because Lin made a video for all prospective students of the future on how to increase your chances of admission:



Interestingly enough, I myself applied to Harvard back in the day, and my application essay was a hypothetical debate I had with myself about whether or not I should go to Harvard or declare for the NBA Draft. I guess if I had worn glasses, things might have turned out better (just kidding – Texas forever!).

H/T Sports Page

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