After the dream, reality sets in

November, 1, 2012
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Greenberg By Jon Greenberg
ESPNChicago.com
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CHICAGO -- Before the scoreboard went nuclear and eardrum-tearing music bombarded the United Center, in the back corner of the quiet home locker room, Nate Robinson heard a familiar beat coming from Carlos Boozer’s headphones.

“That,” Robinson said, “is an anthem.”

Robinson and Boozer, and just maybe this columnist, bobbed their heads to the beginning bars of Notorious B.I.G.’s “Juicy.”

“It was all a dream ...”

It was a dream, wasn’t it?

Read more here.

Jon Greenberg

Columnist, ESPNChicago.com
Jon Greenberg is a columnist for ESPNChicago.com. He has lived and worked in Chicago since 2003, and is a graduate of Ohio University and the University of Chicago.

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