halt in the first quarter whenever McCants owned the rock. There are
few things more disspiriting for a young ballclub (and the people
watching them) than to come off a rousing win where folks shared the
ball and see McCants bent at the waist, staring down his defender and
probing for lanes to drive with the shot clock ticking down, then
finally hoisting up a jumper.
going on the Oprah Winfrey Show a couple of years ago and donating $1.2
million dollars to help rebuild 24 homes that had been destroyed by the
inspired by the generosity of my NBA teammates — like KG — who have a
keen sense of wanting to give and help others affected by tragedy.
trade. The only deal I could see making sense for them is Ratliff,
Antoine Walker and Telfair to the Knicks for Marbury because he’d
almost definitely insure that they ended up with the worst record in
the league, and when he comes off in 2009, they’d be $20 million under
the cap… and there’s the 5% chance he could be rejuvenated on a bad