the one where i talk about sports
March 16, 2003

A Nice Cat

Please excuse me while I talk about sports for a bit.

My loyalties usually lie with the local teams (San Francisco Giants, San Jose Sharks). But when it comes to basketball, I do like the Warriors, but I also like the Dallas Mavericks. While they are a good team, my reason has to do with a strange fascination with Steve Nash. To me, he looks like he should be playing soccer, and the man won't cut his damn hair. And if anyone ever needed a haircut, this guy does. And for some inexplicable reason, I'm fascinated by this. I'm also a fan because of Tariq Abdul-Wahad. I saw him play for San Jose State many years ago, and he was quite good.

I went to my first ever NBA game on Friday, and it totally rocked. Not only because I got to see the Warriors AND the Mavericks play, but because I got to see Tariq play again. And it's nearly impossible not to get caught up in the game when you're in a stadium full of fans.

Of course, I think I was the only one cheering on both teams.



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