Shawn Kemp: A ‘90s Basketball Mythology

illustrations by Matt Mitchell

(Author’s note: this project is part of a COVID-19 fundraiser to support NBA arena workers who are being impacted by the League’s suspension. If you’d like to contribute, please visit for information on how to donate. Every penny gathered by the author and illustrator from this collaboration will go directly towards paying unemployed workers for the duration of this crisis. If you would like