No More Tall
Barkley came into the NBA, he was said to be 6'7"—not the 6'4" you hear
today. Now we have Michael Beasley, who has already lost two inches from
college. Here's what we need on draft day: Picks go up on stage, shake the
commissioner's hand, take off their shoes, and then a bar descends from the
ceiling that gives us a true measurement. We get a public snapshot, and the
matter is settled, once and forever.
THE FINE PRINT:
Just wondering: When the city loans the Yankees more money for their new
stadium, does Mariano Rivera have to be at the closing?
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