Nick Van Exel lived for 47 years on this planet without experiencing one sip of iced coffee.
But on June 9th after 17,000 days, the NBA journeyman and current assistant coach of the Memphis Grizzlies sucked down his first sip of cold jitter juice and his response reminded me of the first time I found my uncle’s Playboy stash in junior high (those pages are all stuck together).
Coming from a guy who drinks iced coffee year round, even in the Boston winters, I have never felt more connected to Mr. Van Exel. Starbucks iced coffee with two pumps of hazelnut and a splash of cream is why I get out of bed in the morning.
If that lame ass cartoon from “the mind of Kobe Bryant” can win an Oscar, I don’t see why Nick Van Exel’s video discovery of iced coffee can’t win a trophy.
The gift that keeps on giving!
I’m not sure Van Exel is ready for Nitro cold brew. It’s basically liquid cocaine.
One step at a time, bruh.