Paper Magazine 27 June Whether you were a captain of the football team or the kid who got picked last for gym class or didn't get picked at all , sports were an inescapable part of the American high school experience. Here, some of our favorite actors, writers, comedians, artists and designers share their own trials and triumphs on and off the court or the field. Gabrielle Union in high school I started playing sports when I was probably 6 or 7. I started with basketball and quickly went into softball, soccer and track. I played those year-round until I was 19, so I was always a multiple-sport athlete growing up. I loved basketball, but I was probably better at soccer.
Gabrielle Union's Sex Life Revolves Around Dwyane Wade's NBA Schedule
The last true days of Kobe Bryant There are, by Union's eye-rolling estimates, "a thousand and one instances like this" -- each of them underscoring a rapport as heartfelt as it is quotidian. Like how often Wade and James trade not only text messages but voice notes, shamelessly played on speakerphone. Or how the two used to stay at each other's homes during road trips to their respective NBA cities instead of at hotels. Or how relentlessly they crack each other up, in person, without uttering any actual words. Even the initial encounter between Wade and James resembles what Union's industry would call a meet-cute. Their personalities were not identical; the Akron-born Cavs forward, three years younger and hyperfamous since high school, has always been louder, goofier, bigger.
Share this article Share 'Congratulations on best butt ever,' the host said, apparently oblivious to any backlash, as Gabrielle gestured toward the image of her backside. The Being Mary Jane star showed up to see Jimmy Kimmel in a purple and black maxi dress with a halter-top and plunging neckline 'I had my own deflate-gate situation,' the Think Like A Man star filled him in. In addition to being a hot mom, Gabrielle is also a cool mom to her three step-children with Wade, according to what she told Jimmy.