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Michael Jordan made impression on NU coach Chris Collins
Collins worked as a ball boy mopping sweat at Chicago Stadium when his dad was
Collins was reminiscing after Tuesday’s press conference about the crowd
cheering when Chris shot 3-pointers before the game, which only made him take a
few steps back and shoot another.
what helped him become not only a prolific scorer, but a big-time shot maker at
said he also learned a lot from Michael Jordan.
go to practice every day and see the competitive drive that Michael had, it
really made an impression on me at a young age,” Collins said. “Everybody saw
what he did during the games but they didn’t see how [in practice] he won every
sprint, he won every drill and he created a culture on those Bulls teams that
took them to new heights. That’s the kind of culture I want to create. I’m a
competitive guy. I’m passionate about what I do and I want to create a culture
here of those same qualities.”