You can't compare a Granny Smith with a Navel

Updated: July 9, 2002, 11:14 PM ET
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

The phone message in the Encino, Calif., apartment kicks in on the fourth ring and, sure enough, it is the wizardly voice of John Wooden. Just as his distinctive tenor voice asks the caller to speak slowly and concisely, the man himself picks up.

"Dynasties&" Wooden mused. "I get these calls all the time.

"When the North Carolina women's soccer team won, what, 80-something straight games? Everybody wanted to know, 'How do they compare to you?' My answer was, you can't compare those ...

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