Some have even used the word apologist.
Truth is he never met fans, coaches, or his expectations. It happens.
I happened upon a couple of his summer league games during the last week or so.
In the first, contested in Utah, he played about half the minutes, but contributed little. In the second, after the Spurs had moved on to the Vegas competition, it was all pine time. He never took off his warmup.
So, it is somewhat sad, how he’s expressed his views of his years on the Belknap Campus.
I agree with him. For most of his career, he did sublimate his game to the offensive sets run by The Rick. But . . . a lot of that had to do with the fact that he never displayed the eye of the tiger, the will to take charge, that it was believed he had in him. He never really showed he deserved to have sets run for him. Continue reading Monday’s Sports Missive: Serena, Novak, Jordan, Roger & Wayne