The drive that got Desmond Mason to the NBA is fueling his art

The drive that got Desmond Mason to the NBA is fueling his art

In the Trenches with Sam Mayes: Desmond Mason is best known for his high-flying basketball days at Oklahoma State and in the NBA. He has also made a name for himself in the art world of art, using the same competitive fire to fuel his artistic dreams.

Sellout Crowd Network

By Sellout Crowd Network

| Jan 22, 2024, 6:00am CST

Sellout Crowd Network

By Sellout Crowd Network

Jan 22, 2024, 6:00am CST

Desmond Mason in his post-basketball career has made quite the transition from fast-break dunks to high-level creative art. In this episode of In the Trenches with Sam Mayes, he discusses his two very different careers.

Episode highlights:

(1:10) Mason’s transition to art. 

(3:15) His son’s passion for basketball.

(7:50) Becoming the official artist of Tulum, a beach town in Mexico.

(19:36) Reuniting with Michael Jordan on vacation.

(21:00) Desmond’s favorite art projects, which include painting a boom case for Adam Levine and creating a custom longboard skateboard for Sam Mayes. 

Producer: Jacquelyn Musgrove

Creative Director: Michael Lane

Social media team: Michael Martin, Bobby Howard

Director of Content: Mike Sherman

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