Lone Peak hoopsters prove white men can jump on “The Today Show”
| The Salt Lake Tribune
First Published Feb 28 2013 02:29 pm • Last Updated Feb 28 2013 02:29 pm
The Lone Peak boys basketball team got some great exposure on Thursday morning’s "Today Show," although it seemed to be more about race than hoops.
The Knights, the nation was told, are an "all-white team" that "defies racial expectation."
Gee ... so ... you’re saying that white men can jump?
It’s actually a pretty nice segment, despite the inane happy talk that followed the report.
"Something in the cookin’ in Lone Peak," said host Matt Lauer, clearly unaware that Lone Peak is a high school, not a town or city.
Copyright 2014 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
About Reader Comments
Reader comments on sltrib.com are the opinions of the writer, not The Salt Lake Tribune. We will delete comments containing obscenities, personal attacks and inappropriate or offensive remarks. Flagrant or repeat violators will be banned. If you see an objectionable comment, please alert us by clicking the arrow on the upper right side of the comment and selecting "Flag comment as inappropriate". If you've recently registered with Disqus or aren't seeing your comments immediately, you may need to verify your email address. To do so, visit disqus.com/account
. See more about comments here.