When Markelle Fultz Isn't on the Court, He's Dishing It Out in the Kitchen

Markelle Fultz loves the game of basketball.

That may seem like an obvious statement about someone who was just selected No. 1 overall by the Sixers in the NBA draft last week, but Fultz really loves the game. 

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So in the rare times that basketball isn't consuming Fultz's life, what is the new Sixers guard doing?

Fultz was a guest on CSN Philly's lastest Zoo's Views podcast with Sixers broadcaster Marc Zumoff and was asked just that. And, as it turns out, not only can Fultz dish it out on the court, but in the kitchen as well.

"I cook. I know how to cook," Fultz said. "[My best dish is] chicken-fried rice. You can put shrimp in it so it's a mixture of that. My mom taught me how to cook a lot, especially cause when she wasn't home I had to cook my own meals. 

"That's one thing I think I'm going to start doing again is trying to learn how to cook some other stuff so I can get real good at it."

In addition to cooking, Fultz said he also likes to spend his spare time at the movies. He used to dabble in other sports, such as BMX biking, but he rolled those activities back as basketball became a bigger part of his life.

"I used to ride bikes," Fultz said. "I was a big BMX guy, but I had to chill out now because of injuries and stuff like that. ... I was very active. I used to do other sports."

To hear about Fultz's time at Washington, his taste in music and more, click below for the full podcast.

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