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Kobe wants a championship for his team, but only if he is the best player. This is what makes Shaq a true champion—he was willing to show the Heat how to win a championship, and also willing to be the second-best player on the team.
Bringing the Noise
I have been going to Celtics games since I moved to Boston seven years ago, and I agree with S.L. Price's observation (POINT AFTER, June 2) that today's basketball arenas don't allow for fans to spontaneously cheer for their teams; instead, we are led on a series of mind-numbing, neatly packaged cheers. But hockey is different. At the Bruins-Canadiens playoff series this year, each home game was a gleeful battle between fans from both teams to gain control of the arena with chants and cheers. No scripted prompts from the stadium speakers were needed.
Because of an editing error, the excerpt from David Maraniss's book Rome 1960 in the June 2 issue stated that athletes from Communist China participated in the 1960 Olympics. They did not. SI regrets the mistake.
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