Steve Bertrand beat Arron Afflalo in high school

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Steve Bertrand has played in 133 career games in UH Arizona across multiple clubs and multiple leagues. You can see his face on the national PPR leaderboard pretty frequently, as well as in multiple videos on the UH Arizona Facebook group. He’s always been willing to express his take, and here’s a chance to see 10 more of them.

What is the first pair of basketball shoes you ever bought?

Bertrand: The first shoes I can remember playing in as a kid were the Air Jordan VI’s (Black/Infrared). I begged my mom for them, she spoils me.

What was the first concert you ever went to?

Bertrand: I believe my mom and dad took me and my sister to Dwight Yoakam when we were younger but the first concert I went to that I spent my own money to see was Pepper and Slightly Stoopid.

Who is the most overrated player in Ultimate Hoops?

Bertrand: This is easy, Desmond Floyd. Has a jumper that looks like Shawn Marion’s, but never goes in, poor guy.

What is your favorite sports movie?

Bertrand: Basketball? Blue Chips. Baseball? Major League/For Love of the Game

What five players (active or retired) would you pick to play against the Monstars?

Bertrand: 1 - Magic Johnson
2 - Michael Jordan
3 - Kobe Bryant
4 - Kevin Garnett
5 - Shaquille O’Neil

What TV show have you binged most recently?

Bertrand: Power, I don’t know why I didn’t pay for Starz earlier.

What is your favorite signature basketball move?

Bertrand: Pretty much any generic big white guy move. #8inchvertbaby

If you could go on a date with any celebrity, who would it be?

Bertrand: Margot Robbie/Adriana Lima

What is your best basketball memory?

Bertrand: Probably back in high school when we played against Arron Afflalo and were down 17 at half and came back to win by one on my Senior Night back in high school. What made it even better was Afflalo missed the shot at the buzzer.

If there was a movie based on your life, who would play you in the movie?

Bertrand: Jason Segel or Chris Pratt