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Just My Type
Dan Patrick
April 14, 2008
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April 14, 2008

Just My Type

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DP: Is it harder to do a sports movie, where you've got everybody critiquing you?

GC: I remember watching White Men Can't Jump. If you see somebody who can't shoot or can't dribble, you always go, "Oh, you've got to be kidding."

DP: I think you could take Woody Harrelson, right?

GC: You know, Woody's one of the best of the.... Actually, Jim Caviezel played college basketball.

DP: Well, he played Christ, too. He should be good.

GC: I did kick [Leatherheads co-star John] Krasinski's ass, though.

DP: How big is John?

GC: Six-three. He looks huge. He's big and lanky, and he started talking a lot of crap with me early on. He's 27. He goes, "I'll play you for $1,000, and I'll spot you six points." And I said, "Listen. You're not going to beat me if you spot me six points. I'll play you straight up for another grand." So we waited for four months, just talking crap to each other. And on the last day we went to the YMCA, and we played for 2,000 bucks. And I beat him to death. That made my day.

The Right Man for the Job

THE COLLEGE hoops coaching carousel is in full swing, which means we'll hear how every newly hired coach is the perfect guy for the job. Just once it'd be nice to hear a G.M. or school president say, "You know, he's not great, but he's the best we could get." Instead we get these blusterings. Match the quote with the name of the newly hired coach it was said about.

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