Friday, November 8, 2013

Just Checking In

Hey my friends,

How are you?

Just decided to check in and say hey and update on how things are going.

Basketball wise, i'm doing well, back to playing after almost 10 months out. I had a long rehab process and towards the end had a little setback that made me wonder if I will be able to get back to playing, but things worked out well and I got back to playing.

Sadly I was released from my team, but found a new home, a team with good people and a team that has some major goals for the future, something that is always fun to be a part of.

As for the guy I met, surprisingly we are still together, it has been 5 months and things are great. Even though we live in different countries he comes to visit me once a month. Hopefully during 2014 he will move in with me and if things work out well, I can see myself having a family with him in the near future ( a year or two).

He is a great guy, and it's the first time I feel in love with someone who is in love with me in a genuine way. Someone who is always there for me and someone that I know truly loves me. We talk all day long and it's a great feeling to have someone I can trust and someone that is always looking to talk and to be in touch and I never have that feeling of worry or those thoughts if things are serious or not.

He is already met some people from my team, mostly management who is been really nice to him and are mostly happy for me. In his next visit, someone who became a good friend of mine is getting married and we will go together to the weeding.

I just live my life on a regular way, even when he is here and we are out in the streets or anywhere else.  In a nice coincidence he even got the chance to meet my family, which totally loves him and they are all FB friends all ready, so everything is great in that area.

About professional sports, I'm pretty disappointed that Jason Collins hasn't signed anywhere yet, I don't really know if it has to do with him being gay or just him being over the hill and teams not wanting to mix those two things together, and sign someone who might be more of a headache and less of a player that can help them out.

I have no doubt that the sports world is moving forward in the aspect of the gay issue in pro sports, but I still think that there is a big difference between what the players say to the media and what they say between themselves.

In the country I play for, soccer is very big. I work with a couple of people who worked in different soccer teams, and they say that the players there are much more homophobic than any basketball player they met, and that the way they see things is more or less the way people viewed the gay issue 30 years ago.

I guess only time will tell and only actions in the end will show everyone where things stand. Without knowing names or knowing specifics, I have no doubt that there are serval gay players in the NBA, just like they are some in european basketball and in different sports, we will wait and see if they do something about it.

Hope all of you are doing well, if anyone has any questions or just wants to say something, feel free to find me through my email :

Enjoy your weekend..


  1. Thanks for the update. Glad you are doing well. All the best to hou in gojr relationship and career.

    Immanuel af

  2. glad you're doing well bud! goodluck in your season!

  3. Great to see a new post from you and also great to know that things are good both professionally and personally. I'm also disappointed that nobody's picked up Jason Collins. There aren't that many big guys who can play at the NBA level. It really makes me think some teams have signed less-talented players than Jason.

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  5. I know I am very late with this post, but was very happy to see Jason Collins get his chance. As best I can tell, it went just fine for him with very few bad experiences.

    Sorry same can't be said for Michael Sam. I know the standard BS, too slow to be an outside linebacker, too small to be a defensive end. Just hard to believe that the SEC Defensive Player of the Year, who also had several sacks in last year's preseason could not find a spot somewhere.

    Sam was probably a lock to be a 2nd or 3rd round pick before he outed himself. Being honest and up front has probably cost him a career in professional football. In retrospect, he should have probably kept some charade going, at least until he was drafted and had inked a contract. A very disappointing story so far.