I have a Google Alert set up for Mike Miles, e.g. DISD's new superintendent, so that whenever his name is mentioned on the Interwebs, I get an email. The past couple of weeks, though, the inbox has been flooded not with news of the
MarineArmy Ranger-turned-school reformer but with a 9-year-old who, I am told, is uncommonly good at playing basketball. A prodigy, you might say.
I didn't realize until Fox 4 picked up the story yesterday that the kid is from Dallas, that he is the next Allen Iverson, and that a story about him is woefully incomplete without a clip of Superintendent Mike watching his namesake in action.
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The kid's good. Damn good, as you can see from the overproduced video above. That crossover is straight up sick. And those no look passes are almost Magic-esque. Now, quickly, let's stop talking about him before his hour-long ESPN special declaring which middle school he'll be taking his talents to.