It's awesome. It's a day off. We get out of the office ... Unfortunately, I can't golf. My ligaments on my recovering ankle aren't strong enough yet. I'm here for moral support. I'll be ready for the Eddie Lucas golf outing in August that Gene Michael sponsors.
I learned what to do and what not to do from every GM I worked under. Gene Michael taught me the power of 'no comment' and the importance of being honest with the press. I saw other people in this position lie to the press and they never got away with it.More quotes »
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