Streetball legend and former AND 1 mixtape star, Tyrone "Alimoe" Evans has reportedly passed away from complications following a stroke.
The Harlem, NY resident also known as "The Black Widow" rose to prominence during the street ball boom of the late 90s and early 2000s. The 6'7" player was known for his trademark ball handling skills despite his immense size, something only seen on a regular basis in the National Basketball Association.
A psychologist walked around a room while teaching stress management to an audience. As she raised a glass of water, everyone expected they’d be asked the “half empty or half full” question. Instead, with a smile on her face, she inquired: “How heavy is this glass of water?”
Answers called out ranged from 8 oz. to 20 oz.
She replied, “The absolute weight doesn’t matter. It depends on how long I hold it. If I hold it for a minute, it’s not a problem. If I hold it for an hour, I’ll have an ache in my arm. If I hold it for a day, my arm will feel numb and paralyzed. In each case, the weight of the glass doesn’t change, but the longer I hold it, the heavier it becomes.” She continued, “The stresses and worries in life are like that glass of water. Think about them for a while and nothing happens. Think about them a bit longer and they begin to hurt. And if you think about them all day long, you will feel paralyzed – incapable of doing anything.”
It’s important to remember to let go of your stresses. As early in the evening as you can, put all your burdens down. Don’t carry them through the evening and into the night. Remember to put the glass down!
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Yankee Stadium – Bronx, New York 07/19/13
Hershey Park Stadium – Hershey, Pennsylvania
Citizen Bank Park – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
M&T Bank Stadium – Baltimore, Maryland
Soldier Field – Chicago, Illinois
Ford Field – Detroit, Michigan
Rose Bowl Stadium – Pasadena, California
Candlestick Park – San Francisco, California
Sun Life Stadium – Miami, Florida
Fenway Park – Boston, Massachusetts
BC Place Stadium – Vancouver, Canada
Rogers Centre – Toronto, Canada