Schea Cotton is still high.
Whether it’s equipping the youth through his Schea Cotton Basketball Academy, or architecting a championship AAU team, the “Manchild,” has exorcised the ghosts of disappointments past.
The Los Angeles native was at the forefront of the unholy union between corporations and youth sports during the Golden Era of 1990’s basketball.
From the brands he enriched by dawning their apparel in the crowded gyms his electrifying play filled to capacity, to the markets he help create for alternative news outlets and social-media, Schea Cotton was an innovator in basketball popular-culture.
His documentary Manchid: The Schea Cotton Story- A Dream Deferred details his unique story of being a Sports Illustrated featured high school phenom derailed from reaching the NBA.
The film includes commentary from NBA stars Paul Pierce, Baron Davis, Metta World-Peace, Stephen Jackson, Jason Hart and other witnesses of his dominance.
Schea Cotton spoke exclusively with RunTheTriangle.com about how influencing the current generation has led to his basketball redemption in our series Higher:
Schea testifies about his dominance of the legendary Kobe Bryant in their youth- the footage which has mysteriously vanished:
Schea Cotton reintroduces himself for the uninitiated by opening up about his life as told through the film Manchild: A Dream Deferred, the Schea Cotton Story- and why man shall not live by bread alone:
Schea testifies about his elevated state of mind that has developed from overcoming heartache from the past, his strategy to improve the life of the youth, and conquering his toughest opponent- Himself:
In conclusion, Schae talks about battling that likes of Grant Hill, Eddie Jones, and having the honor of being picked by Magic Johnson to run in pickup games: