KANSAS CITY, Mo. You might know that a basketball hoop hangs in the Chiefs practice locker room, above the entrance to the bathroom.
Someone has even taped what presumably is supposed to be a 3-point line though its straight, not arched to the floor. A few basketballs are always available, and there is rarely a shortage of professional football players trying to convince someone anyone of their hoops skills.
Just the other day, receiver Mecole Hardman was trying trick shots. We made a bet. He now owes me a 10-minute interview because he missed. Defensive lineman Khalen Saunders calls himself Fat Kyrie, and to be honest, its the perfect nickname for his game. But this is not a story about Chiefs playing pretend basketball in the locker room.