Prince as a Junior High School Basketball Player? Yep.

Libor Jany of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune was going through the paper’s archives when he came across something rather unusual: Prince Nelson in his basketball uniform while attending Bryant Junior High.

“Prince” and “basketball” aren’t two words I often put together, especially since the Purple One is all of 5’2″. Minus the hair, of course.


Prince (basketball)

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

One thought on “Prince as a Junior High School Basketball Player? Yep.

  • March 4, 2015 at 10:25 am

    are you kidding? what about the charlie murphy – dave chappelle “shirts vs. blouses” basketball sketch? isn’t that where the kids MOSTLY know about Prince from?


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