Monday, March 21, 2011

Terrell Brandon At Home in His Barber Shop

By Wendell Maxey
Special to Page 2

Terrell Brandon
Former NBA All-Star Terrell Brandon opened his shop in his old neighborhood in Portland.

Take a peek into a barbershop in northeast Portland and you'll see an unlikely sight: Two-time NBA All-Star Terrell Brandon sweeping up hair clippings and taking out the trash.

Such is life when you own your own shop.

"A normal day for me, I'm usually in the barbershop chilling out and taking care of business just like any other barbershop," said Brandon, who spent 10 years with Cleveland, Milwaukee and Minnesota. "It makes people feel comfortable that they can come in and get a haircut -- and some people just want to come in and hang out.