Reliving my childhood days

Updated: August 27, 2013, 12:32 PM ET
By Carmelita Jeter | Special to espnW

When I think of my childhood and where it all began, I have many fun memories. I grew up in a basketball household. We were the family that had the court in front of our house, and my dad painted free throw and 3-point lines in the driveway. Wilkie Avenue in Gardena, Calif., was the place to be on Saturday mornings.

My brother Pooh and I would get up around 8 a.m. and eat Frosted Flakes to get our day started. We'd put on some shorts and shirts, lace up the Penny Hardaways ...

Read full story


Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.