March 5, 2014
Kansas forward Tarik Black pounds his chest as he checks out of the game for the final time during the second half on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at Allen Fieldhouse.
It’s been four months since Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash, and former Kansas forward Tarik Black has thought a lot about him since that day in late January. By Matt Tait
Tarik Black, who played at Kansas University just one season after three at Memphis, said he felt the complete support of Jayhawk Nation during an ultra-successful rookie campaign in the NBA.
Tarik Black looked so strong, so focused, so talented in place of injured Joel Embiid, it was difficult to stop picturing the two centers playing together when KU faces a team armed with long and strong inside players. By Tom Keegan