This may not be Self's Mona Lisa — he did win a national championship, after all — but this is the year he turned finger paints into a masterpiece.

This is a great article from Grantland about the invention of basketball and KU’s vital role in the foundations of the game, all juxtaposed with the story of Bill Self’s career with the Jayhawks. It actually made me tear up toward the end, but I’m tired and kind of emotional today, so don’t hold it against me.

16 March 2012 ·

About Me

A filmmaker, journalist, and freelance video producer in NYC named Ryan Jones, who also goes by K. Ryan Jones for professional and pretentious reasons. He reads books, waxes poetic about old Nickelodeon shows, and at certain times of the day has no clothes on.