Minutes before being formally introduced as the boys basketball coach at Dunbar, Keith Booth was huddled with some of his new players at the school’s library early Thursday afternoon.
Poet Pride was being discussed.
Afterward, the 1993 alumnus, who went on to have a standout career at Maryland and then two NBA seasons with the Chicago Bulls, continued the topic in front of fellow alums, past Dunbar coaches, faculty, family and the same young players who didn’t miss a word.
After serving as an assistant coach at Maryland and Loyola Maryland,
Michael Jordan goes to the basket in the third quarter as Utah Jazz's Howard Eisley looks on during Game 2 of the NBA Finals in Salt Lake City, in this June 5, 1998 photo. Dominance, determination and unmatched skill earned Jordan the selection as the top basketball player of the century by a six-member...