Quote of the Day

"I’ve been hoping Converse would come through with a shoe deal, but they haven’t, so I just kind of wear whatever. I’ve been wearing Converse and throwing in some New Balance, but they did not come through for me tonight.”
-- Spurs F Matt Bonner, on his New Balance shoe falling apart during Saturday’s game against the Grizzlies (SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS, 12/19).
Monday December 20, 2010 Vol. 17 — No. 69 Print This Issue

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