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Former LSU basketball star and current Celtics' forward Brandon Bass is finally learning how to swim at the Boys & Girls Club of Boston.
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"Bass, who grew up in Baton Rouge, did not learn how to swim as a child. Neither did anyone else in his family. Now Bass is learning so he can feel safe with his son, Brandon Jr., who loves to swim. In 2009, Bass bought a vacation home on a lake that has a pool. Bass is taking lessons with 10 kids and helping promote a swimming program for inner-city youth."
Here's Brandon rocking the back float...

Filed Under: SEC Sports
Originally published on SECRant.com

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Bass, who grew up in Baton Rouge, did not learn how to swim as a child. Neither did anyone else in his family.

How is this news?
Reply40 months
For the win, JBearden! :bow:

LOL
Reply41 months
#blackpeopleproblems

There you go Tbird....
Reply41 months
Have always liked this guy.
Amazing how he saw very limited success in Dallas, being seen more as a tertiary option than a backup or even starter, but then gets to Boston and KILLS it as a starter and a role model in the community.
Reply41 months
Love hearing about big time athletes that are good fathers like this.
Reply41 months
prob left the swim instructor a bad tip as well.
Reply41 months
A bass that can't swim?


Bada-Bing!
Reply41 months
I think this is fantastic. Great lesson for his son and those kids that you are never too old to learn something new.

Good for you Brandon....way to be a "dad".
Reply41 months
Geaux Brandon! Can't wait to see his first dive. It's a thrill!!!
Reply41 months
If y'all mofos DON'T make racist comments, Imma be mad :lol:

And, no, I can't swim well.
Reply41 months
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