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December 15, 2011

December Athlete of the Month: Phillip ‘Bam’ Wright (Boys Basketball)

by The Centinal

By: Chelsea Cross Staff Writer

Athlete of the month:

Phillip Wright (Boys Basketball) 

Phillip Wright mostly known as Bam, has been the Junior starter for the Chargers. The game againist Decatur Eisenhower Phillip Wright came off the bench scoring 11 points and grabbing 8 rebounds. Phillip is the fire that keeps the Chargers going.  Wright is also dominating his books he’s in all honors classes, and he’s taking a College preparation class known as Avid.

Name your favorite part of the season?

“ When we played a ranked team in the state named Chicago Curie, and I got to play in front of Bruce Weber.”

Who was your biggest inspiration growing up?

“My Uncle PJ because he always wished the best for me”

If you could play one on one with any player alive, or dead who would it be?

“Carmelo Anthony, because he’s the smoothest player in the NBA.”

What’s your pregame ritual? 

1)  “Me, Devin Carter & Julian Brown always play around/ rap, and play fight”

2)  “listen to my music

3)  “zone out,game time”

What song pumps you up the most before you play?

“Pimp C by 2 Chainz”

Finish the sentence….

If I could go anywhere it would be…


My dream date is….

“Alicia Keys”

My favorite color is…


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