Archive for March 17th, 2009

Trent Tucker’s Vision at Madison Square Garden

March 17, 2009

Trent Tucker and me

I enjoyed interviewing former NBA star Trent Tucker for my book, Sixty Seconds: One Moment Changes Everything. I was impressed with his willingness to share such a personal experience. Here is an excerpt from Trent’s story:

I’m not the most religious guy in the world but I have a strong faith and I believe in God. You know how you hear people talk sometimes about a spirit that came and uplifted them and moved them in the right direction? Well, one night, a spirit walked into Madison Square Garden and gave me an opportunity to play basketball again.

Ray Williams, one of the guys who was playing in front of me, went down with an ankle sprain. All of a sudden, I felt something come into the Garden. I looked up and saw this spirit coming down the aisle at the opposite end of the court down by the visitors’ bench behind the basket. It looked like a cloud. I knew right away it was a higher force, a positive force, and that what was happening was very real. I could feel it (more…)