Phenom five

Ten years after they broke up, Page 2's Eric Neel says the one thing you can't argue about the Fab Five is the electricity they created.

Updated: March 19, 2003, 4:33 PM ET
By Eric Neel | Page 2 columnist

When they were Fab, the Five had us thinking about style: shorts that swayed with a brash, supple cool, low black socks that said fierce and lean, and a game that put a premium on fun and flow.

Some of us bought oversized shorts, trying to imitate their look and their laid-back, bad-ass swing. Some of us cringed at the thought of it. One way or the other, we thought about it.

They had us thinking about age, too. After all, weren't they too young to do what they were doing? ...

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