Back in February, when the celebrity quarterback known as Johnny Football entered drug and alcohol rehab on the heels of a rookie season so forgettable it’s destined to live forever, I used this space to declare my support for the snot-nosed punk.
It’s not that NBA rookies don’t know any better -- many of them do, actually -- but here in Utah, where the Jazz run a pretty tight ship, the young guys seem to feel an obligation to talk, even when they obviously don’t want to.
Although you can’t actually hear me, I’m using my best golf commentator whisper voice as I write today’s offering.
In Monday's Standard-Examiner sports section, above the fold, is a picture Wisconsin 7-footer Frank Kaminsky.
The day after the Jazz drafted him with the No. 3 overall pick in the 2011 NBA draft, Enes Kanter tipped his hand.
Sometimes, being a great coach has very little to do with drawing little Xs and Os on a white grease board.