The Breakfast Buzz - Kiara Perry

The Breakfast Buzz - Kiara Perry

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The Breakfast Buzz - Kiara Perry


Introducing … Kiara Perry

School: Duncanville (Texas)

Sport: Girls basketball

Year: Class of 2013

My dream job, outside of being a professional athlete, would be … to be in business or finance

If you’d see my iPod, you’d find … Drake, Rick Ross, Chris Brown and T.I.

I currently drive a … Hyundai

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The best part of my hometown is … the fans

My dream city to be living in 10 years from now is … Dallas

The ultimate compliment is when I get compared with… my mom

If I could be teammates with one pro athlete in any sport, it’d be…. Tamika Catchings

If I could meet anybody, it would be… Chris Brown

The websites I couldn’t live without are… I don’t really get on the computer

The greatest meal ever is… Tacos

Best movie of all-time is… “The Five Heartbeats”

My can’t-miss TV show is … The Game

My favorite pro team is… Miami Heat

Worst thing about pro sports is… Players get away with a lot of calls that we can’t in high school

Best uniforms in sports belong to… Michigan, Baylor and Notre Dame

One thing my coach always says that I’ll never forget… She always encourages me to be a better player and give my all.

I will consider myself a success when I… graduate college and have a career

If I won the lottery, the first thing I’d buy is… a lot of shoes

If I could tell one person thanks, it would be… my mom and dad for believing in me and always sticking by my side.

-Sarah Gearhart


The more I think about Princeton Day (Landham, Md.) point guard Aquille Carr heading overseas after graduation the more I wonder how well that will play out.

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Everyone remembers when Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, Va.) point guard Brandon Jennings went to the Euroleague and averaged 7.6 points and 1.6 assists per game.

Jennings had a similarly flashy game like Carr, and often expressed how difficult it was getting acclimated to the culture.

Forget overseas, it takes a special person to leave their comfort zone and relocate to another state where they don’t know anyone in order to start a new job.

The silver lining is that Carr’s plan, obviously, is to have a one-year stint overseas like Jennings did.

That’s not out of the realm of impossibility, but it’s difficult.

However, if ever there was a player built to handle an adverse situation, it’s Carr. He’s been through a lot in the last few years and seems to have grown and matured from it.

He’s the guy who could pull it off.

Carr will play on the NBA Legends Tour that will run for two weeks throughout the month of June in China.


“The motivational speaker guy Eric Thomas. That guy is awesome. He has me so ready to play before games. I’ve got the app and everything.” – Montverde (Montverde, Fla.) junior shooting guard D’Angelo Russell

-Jason Jordan


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