If you had to guess which NBA head coach played Dungeons and Dragons as a youth, I’m pretty sure that Lakers head coach Mike Brown would be on the top of that list.
Brown recently revealed that he played the game in middle school and even went to the level of dungeon master:
At Sabin Middle School in Colorado Springs, Mike was the Dungeon Master for Dungeons & Dragons games, writing all the strategies and character descriptions because he thought his friends’ penmanship was too sloppy.
Now that Brown is 41 and coach of the Lakers, not much has changed. He plays D&D with the younger of his sons, 14-year-old Cameron, and fusses over penmanship.
(Courtesy of Sports Illustrated)