38. I feel like a failure because I couldn't, with my testimony, single-handedly keep the Sonics in Seattle. I have been punishing myself for my courtroom failures of nerve, imagination, and poetry.
39. I should have said, "But my father didn't live in Minneapolis, he wasn't a season ticket holder, and nobody in Los Angeles ever lied to him."
40. I should have said, "I wrote those articles before the Oklahoma City guys started lying to me."
Thursday, August 07, 2008
"Sometimes, after testifying, one will weep in front of sports reporters."
Novelist Sherman Alexie on his testimony in the unsuccessful trial attempting to keep the NBA's Sonics in Seattle. (Stranger)