Phil's at the podium explaining himself when the phone rings at my house.
"How do you feel about this? I mean as a fan?" my friend asks.
"I feel good," I say. "I mean, I feel bad about the beads and the crewneck-and-sport-coat combo, of course, but I feel good about the move. Real good. James-Brown-and-horns good."
First, I'm not hung up on the "Why L.A. again?" question. To me, it's obvious this is a whole new thing. The first time there was Shaq, and an expectation of titles ...Read full story