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NBA.com: Stick to the Script: Langston Galloway
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Detroit Pistons’ guard Langston Galloway knows the story of a dream deferred, as he went undrafted coming of of St. Joseph’s University in 2014. He persevered and played with the New York Knicks Summer League team, showing the front office his full repertoire, earning a training camp contract. Disappointment followed as he was waived, but he didn’t give up. Galloway played for the Knicks’ G League affiliate Westchester Knicks, before rejoining the Knicks after a pair of 10-day contracts, and he never looked back.
Galloway is now in his fifth season and he continues to treat every play as if it’s his last. He believes in hard work and being a student of the game. I had an opportunity to catch up with him recently as we spoke on a range of topics including the 2014 draft, playing in his home state of Louisiana, and much more:
How did you get into playing basketball?
Growing up, I mean, I started playing at 3 or 4 years old, and I’ve been loving the game ever since. It’s a kid’s game and I really have enjoyed just the time being around basketball. It’s always—whenever I’m on the court or working out—freeing for my mind, so I’m always just enjoying doing what I love.