Sports Illustrated's Jack McCallum caught up with Mike D'Antoni to get some insight from the freshly hired Lakers coach on his new job. D'Antoni didn't have much to say, but his conversation with McCallum did reveal this hilarious bit of information:
D'Antoni is still on crutches after a knee replacement but feeling much better than he did last week when he was limping around, unshaven and slurping Jell-O, at an old folks' home in Westchester, N.Y. His wife, Laurel, had found him a room there when a power outage had killed his access to the outside world.
Let's just assume that he was also wearing a threadbare robe and screaming at the nurses in Italian the whole time.
Nash-D'Antoni reunion won't be Showtime, but it'll be fascinating [SI]