January 13, 2010

Portland's Wiltjer Rising Higher as Hoop Dreams Become Reality

It is not easy being tall. Everyone from a young age always asks the question. "Do you play basketball or something?"

For guys like Kyle Wiltjer the answer has always been "Yes". For many 6'9" hoopers in the country they never quite turn the corner and head down that straightaway to the big show; Division 1 Basketball.

Most are too slow, can't jump, can't shoot and are relegated to banging inside and cleaning up the boards. But a few have the whole package. Jesuit High Schools Wiltjer is one of those guys.

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