At least for one game, "Vinsanity" returned to the NBA. I had the honor of covering the career of Toronto star Vince Carter at Mainland (Fla) High in Daytona Beach, where he was also a member of the school marching band. Last year "Air Canada" was brought to earth via injury, but may be ready to ascend back to his atmospheric best. Fiancee Ellen Rucker can only help Vince’s chances.
...How sweet it was to see Seattle made a "pick" vs the Clippers after beating them the night before in Tokyo as a small favorite. Rumor had it the Sonics lobbied D. Stern to play all 82 games in Japan against the Clips.
...In predicting winners, don’t be mediocre. Either be very good or awful. My NHL record is so pitiful, I have people regularly calling the office thanking me. I’d rather win though