Dishing With D'Antoni
Mike D'Antoni, the mind behind the "Seven Seconds or Less" Suns of the mid-2000s, sits down with
former employee Amin Elhassan to talk about Phoenix's golden years and playing in Italy. THTV
MT: When we today see Magic so full of life, so vibrant, do we perhaps forget – at least to a degree – what the letters “HIV” meant in 1991?
Vitti: We thought it was a death sentence, just a matter of time. He was going to die.
MT: Do you think Magic ever believed that?
Vitti: No. He told me that he was going to beat it. But when he said it to you at the time, you’re like, ‘Good attitude, man.’ You didn’t really think he was going to beat it.