SO: I'm a lot smarter. I didn't start winning championships until I started losing my athletic ability. When I came in, I was running, jumping and flying, and we'd be going home in the first round. Soon as I turned 30 and the legs weren't really there, I started winning championships.
DP: O.K., if you're going to teach your kids how to play in the pivot, do you have them look at your footwork or Tim Duncan's?
SO: No, I have them look at all the guards. I let them watch Kobe and T-Mac.
DP: What is the part of Kobe's game that you say to your kids, "Just watch what he does, nobody does that better?"
SO: His ferocity.
DP: Most intense player in the league?
SO: Oh, yes, by far the best player in the league.
DP: Who's the ideal TV police officer, somebody you idolized growing up?
SO: I'm going to go with T.J. Hooker.
DP: Captain Kirk?