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Just My Type
Dan Patrick
December 13, 2010
The Interview
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December 13, 2010

Just My Type

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DP: How old will you be when your deal with the Lakers is done in three years?

RA: Thirty-three.

DP: Did you play football in high school?

RA: I played a little. When I was in school, we didn't have a lot of funding for football, so I stopped playing.

DP: You called in to a Houston radio station after a loss to the Rockets and impersonated Houston's Luis Scola. When did you decide to do that?

RA: I was in the locker room, and I finished my media session and was about to take a shower when one of the producers asked me to call the station. So he gave me his phone, and they said, "Hey, what's up, Luis Scola?" Immediately I turned on my antenna and said, How can I make the best out of this situation?

DP: It sounded good.

RA: I thought that was funny. I don't really have the accent. I really can't pretend like I'm Spanish or have a Latino accent. But I did the best I could.

DP: You said you were going to celebrate by having some Spanish food. At what point do you think they realized it wasn't Luis Scola?

RA: The guy who was interviewing me caught on pretty late that I have no Latino accent.

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