Omari Spellman Rumors

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Omari Spellman
Omari Spellman
Position: F
Born: 07/21/97
Height: 6-9 / 2.06
Weight:245 lbs. / 111.1 kg.
Salary: $1,622,520
Omari​ Spellman jokes​ with​ people when​ he is asked​ how it​ all​ began. “I call it my​ eighth-grade crisis,” Spellman​​ said. Spellman wouldn’t divulge the details on what his eighth-grade crisis consisted of, but he needed an outlet to express his thoughts. That’s where his love of poetry began. “I used poetry as a way to yell to let go of all that frustration and all of the things that were bottled up,” he said. “I could just get it out on paper. I might not even read it again. I just got it out on paper. That was how I coped with what I was going through.”
So when he’s stressed with adulthood, Spellman turns to poetry. And it’s not just poetry Spellman is writing. He writes short stories and longer pieces, too. On average, he’s writing two or three times per week. Each writing session is normally between 15 to 20 minutes. Sometimes, he reads over his work just once after completing it, and other times, he never looks at it again. If he feels it’s compelling enough, he sends it to friends and family, and if he really likes what he has created, he’ll post it to the public. “It’s been an effective outlet for me,” Spellman said. “It’s definitely something I am going to continue to do even after I am done with basketball and when I’m older.”
But there were moments when Spellman showed what Pierce meant when he said during the minicamp that Spellman’s “energy and intensity kind of gets you in trouble” in the NBA if it’s not focused in the right way.  “His energy needs to be spent appropriately,” Pierce said after the Grizzlies game. “That’s just part of his learning and his growth. Figuring out how to defend, when to be aggressive and when to be just smart. He’ll be fine.”