Prepare yourself for the knot in your throat, chills and maybe a tear or two. The disarming voice of Magic Johnson is all it takes some times. Add to it a reel of one phenomenal play after the next, memorable moments, and a litany of inspiring praise and clear observations –all laid over a very familiar, very moving soundtrack. Alan Stein of Stronger Team has released a video, gone viral, that may outshine anything you'll see broadcast during this season's NBA playoffs.
The true heart of the video, however, isn't the game play, per se, but the teamwork demonstrated through and through: "Everyone can pass; it's a requirement."
We can't all play basketball to the great heights of Tim Duncan, Tony Parker or Manu Ginobili, but any one of us can aspire to be a solid team player. We can serve something, a community, bigger than ourselves. Sounding too sappy? Blame it on this video. Spurs fan or not, check it out, and then click over to our list of some favorite places volunteer.