“We knew a day would come that Nash would retire, but it doesn’t change our reluctance to face it – or our unwillingness to face the other legends that will soon close the door on their careers.”
“Jackson fervently described his thoughts on the two in his new book: “Eleven Rings: The Soul of Success.” The book will be available Tuesday and the excerpts provided below were obtained in advance by the LA Times.”
“With it, I’m forced to do what any red-blooded American does with every ESPN article: question it, critique it and pretend I know more than the person that wrote it.”
In case you missed it:
Controversial NBA headline of the day:
“The playoffs are shaking up the rankings. There’s no doubt about that.”
Did you know:
Earvin Johnson got his nickname “Magic” from a sportswriter after he recorded a triple-double in a high school game. Johnson’s mother, a Christian, initially felt the nickname “Magic” was sacrilegious.
Metta World Peace tweet of the day:
Warriors are a couple pieces away from being serious contenders.They are one short pinky toe away!They don’t need a whole toe.Just a nib.
— Metta World Peace (@MettaWorldPeace) May 17, 2013
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