•If Willis Reed took an occasional swing at me, he'd intimidate me all the way into the Central Alps.
Yeah, but you can't let it bother you, man. He keeps on trying to do it, and I keep on slipping away. Basketball is not a contact sport.
•Well, somebody wrote that he gave you a pretty good elbow in the play-offs last year, and you've been scared of him ever since.
You know me better.
•But most people think you were shoved around, and that's one reason the Bucks lost in five games.
Well, I was shoved around a little bit, but I also averaged 35 points a game. So he couldn't have been shoving me around too much.
•People go around saying, "Well, Willis handled Big Lew last year, and he'll handle him again this year."
Right. They do say that.
•I think the legend is firm by now, Lewis, and there's nothing you can do to change it.