Posted in Blogroll on April 11th, 2009 by Jerold Wells Jr.

Growth is measured in many ways. Kitchen walls across the country are tick marked by youngsters who cannot wait to increase another inch or two. Maturity in spirit and mind enable people to withstand the trails and tribulations life presents. Pronouncing and praising a person’s inward expansion, saying that they did better, is an outstanding compliment. On Friday night, the Atlanta Hawks (46-34) secured home court advantage for the first round of the ’09 playoffs with a thrilling 122-118 victory over the Indiana Pacers (34-45).

The night’s performance showed the results of growth and development. Last year’s Cinderella slippers no longer fit this team. These are no longer the city of Atlanta’s ugly stepchildren. Call them kin to T.I.

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