On the John: Alive and well.

On the John
Alive and well. (Final thoughts before a soon-to-be Game 7)
Originally completed May 2, 2009, 4:46-6:08 PM

I am beginning to feel about this series like a drug addict must feel when he’s ready to enter serious rehab. It started out as innocent fun, we experienced some unthinkable highs, but now I’m coming down and I’m ready for it to be over. My friends and loved ones would like to see me at some point.
— Zach Lowe, April 30th


The Steal.

The Steal.

This time tomorrow, it will all be over. And you know what? That’s OK. Not because I am feeling like a drug addict ready to enter rehab, and certainly not because my friends and loved ones would like to see me. They’ve all been watching too.

It is OK because no matter the outcome of tonight’s Game 7, this Bulls-Celtics first round series has provided total fulfillment and sports-watching nourishment. Read More