During Landen's 6th grade year, age 11-12, he grew from 5'4" to 6' tall. This was exciting, but painful to his joints, and definitely required a lot of sleep and calories. Coincidently it was the exact same growth spurt I had at the same age. Feeding Landen healthy food and keeping an early bedtime was … Continue reading Sports Nutrition
I always bragged that my son was “bred well” with height and athleticism. This is something tall people do.... After all I am 6 feet tall and his father is 6'7". His dad and I both played college sports but when we grew up it was common to play a different sport every season. But … Continue reading A Fighting Spirit.
BY RUSTIN DODD - The Kansas City Star FEBRUARY 13, 2015 5:04 PM They lived in a Japanese town called Fukui, the days passing in a cozy little home that one might describe as a traditional uchi — the native word for house. There were paper-thin walls and no central heating. There was … Continue reading KU’s Landen Lucas was immersed in Japanese culture before basketball
As a 2 year old, my son made his first basket in a 10 foot hoop, after one of his dad's basketball games playing as an American on the JBL -Japanese Basketball League. By the time Landen was 4 years old, he dreamed about playing basketball in the NBA someday. Back then, Space Jam the movie had just come out and … Continue reading Basketball Dreamin’