One of the truly unfortunate things about an All-Star Game in Orlando was how decentralized the festivities were. Every Point A to Point B was bound to be a 20-minute trip and a $30 to $40 cab ride, depending on how much road rage your cab driver had. So on Sunday evening, a few hours before the All-Star Game, when Anfernee "Penny" Hardaway offered to talk with me and drive me back to the hotel, there was just no way I could say no.
Being here for two days now, I feel like you are sort of the grand marshall of NBA All-Star Weekend in Orlando. You're back, Shaq's around, Dennis Scott is here. How does it make you feel to be here, getting so much love?
It took me back to the old times, especially when the three of us did the interview for TNT in the barbershop. It was a throwback to the days when we were playing together and the glory days of the Magic.