Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: What! You too? I thought I was the only one.

-C.S. Lewis

Sunday, December 04, 2005


If I held the office of Commander of All Basketball and I had unlimited authority to institute rules that would be immediately adopted at all levels, on the first day of my reign I would make the following proclamation.

A timeout can be called, either by voice or by hand gesture, only by the person holding the ball, who, at the moment of his or her request, must be in a standing position with both feet in contact with the court.

This blog is based on a true story.