My editors were skeptical when I told them I wanted to ask His Holiness the Dalai Lama for his help, in the form of a foreword for our Buddha book. "That's a real long shot," they said. "Not likely. Who else could you get?"
Finally allowed to break out the crazy, Ron Artest let everyone know who he really was after the trophy was secured. In his post-game press conference he exulted and rambled like a man who wasn't afraid to reveal it all.
The NBA would be wise to let the best team win and prove me wrong. But really, I think the head office, as chief architect of series' outcome, will let the refs do the dirty work of letting the almighty dollar call the winner of this series.
Although speculation about Jackson's next assignment has duly mentioned his relationship of more than 10 years with the team's Executive Vice President, Jeanie Buss I don't know if enough importance is placed on that part of his life.