nineteen ninety-’nique: Charlie Lindsay
Updated: May 24, 2020
While you may not recognize his face, you're definitely familiar with his work. Charlie Lindsay aka @DonCharleone, went from taking pics as a Raptors fan in Jurassic Park, to being an official team photographer during the squad's championship run. His work has taken him across the globe shooting for SLAM, Uniterrupted, the NBA, Giants of Africa and others.
Lindsay is a part of Tier 0, the creative production company that brought Serge Ibaka's, How Hungry Are You? show to life, and a collaborator with The Kickback, an organization aimed at empowering at-risk youth, through sport, art, media & community programming. He's also answering our questions for nineteen ninety-nique.
Your favourite jersey?
Carmelo Anthony, Denver Nuggets powder blue shiny
Bucketlist basketball destination?
Post Malone or Karl Malone?
C'mon man. Karl
High Tops or Lows?
High tops (but really mid cuts)
Your best H-O-R-S-E shot?
A 360 lay-up
Shaq or Kobe?
Favourite basketball book?
When you hoop, which player is your spirit animal?
Best rapping basketball player, past or present?
Favourite NBA arena?
Madison Square Garden, NYC
Who do you got in a game of 1-on-1: Air Bud or Teen Wolf?
Who’s your favourite player to watch?
Eric B. or Eric Bledsoe?
Jordan 3’s (Black/Cement) or 11’s, (Bred/Space Jam)
Pick one player who wears #4: Chris Webber, Victor Oladipo, Joe Dumars.
Biggest on court accomplishment AKA your “One Shining Moment?”
Getting an and-one “dunk” in a rivalry game in high school. I put quotations around dunk because it was more of a throw in, but still.
Who’s your team on NBA 2K?
2014 Warriors or Knickstape circa 2012/13
Favourite basketball movie?
What’s your most prized basketball possession?
Any photos I took, when the Raptors won the 2019 Championship.