Some Classic Quotes
"Just because I got traded doesn't mean we'll be able to compete with the Spurs and Pistons right away."
-- Jalen Rose on his trade to 14-34 Knicks
Are they even going to be able to compete with them in the 5 years?
"Count me among those who don't care about them and won't watch them. So try not to laugh when someone says these are the world's greatest athletes, despite a paucity of blacks that makes the Winter Games look like a GOP convention."
-- Bryant Gumbel on HBO's "Real Sports"
"I think it's better to buy real estate than say, a yellow and purple Corvette or an elephant that can speak sign language. My parents help me out a lot with that stuff. They don't want to see me when I'm 30, dead broke, selling bootleg tapes of my snowboard movies on the side of the freeway."
-- Olympic gold medalist Shaun White on how he spends his endorsement money
"Looking back, there may have been a few things I would have done differently."
-- Former Raptors GM Rob Babcock
Like not drafting crap?
"People touching me. On our team, we got a lot of young guys and they always want to poke at you and tickle you and stuff, and I really hate that."
-- Eddy Curry on his pet peeves
Life really does suck in NYC.