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On draft night, Conley Sr. played two roles

What was draft night like for agent/father Mike Conley Sr.? Scoop Jackson tagged along with him. Story

Updated: July 2, 2007, 10:57 AM ET
By Scoop Jackson | Page 2

NEW YORK -- As kids, we talked about this. When we first played against each other, dropping 56 and 55 on each other the summer before our freshman year of high school; when he'd ask me after practices (we wound up going to the same high school) to stand in the lane while he'd run, jump over me and dunk -- two-handed; when we'd go to the Plaza to buy our Dr. J Converse All-Stars.

We talked about going to the NBA. His talk was legit, real, had a chance to happen; mine was artificial, displayed ...

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