Daily Link: New Jersey’s Multi-Talented Scorer

I thought this was a piece of a fun news to link to (before I get to the massacre that was last night’s game). Herb Turetzky, the Nets’ long-time scorer, has just published a book of poems and collected writings, “Basketball and Life.” The Queens Courier has profiled Turetzky and it’s worth a read if you want to learn about a significant Nets person who can’t dunk the ball:

“Over the years, I would write poems for special occasions,” said Turetzky. “Some were about basketball and some were about family. After a while, I decided that maybe I should do something with them.”

What can I say? I’m a sucker for community journalism.