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scoop at the nba finals

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by SheaSeals, Jun 17, 2008.

  1. SheaSeals

    SheaSeals Member

    anyone hear scoop jackson at the nba finals? he was at garnett's press conference. it went like this:

    Scoop: "Scoop Jackson, ESPN.com."
    Garnett: "Scoop. My man."
    Scoop: "They (meaning the press) don't know ... we go back. I don't know if anyone else in this room knows ... they don't know. Explain to them (meaning the press) ..."
  2. imjustagirl

    imjustagirl Active Member

  3. playthrough

    playthrough Moderator Staff Member

    Hey, it's not like he said "talk about ..."
  4. didntdoit19

    didntdoit19 Member

    He got the best answer of anybody in there. Better than the next question which was about defense.
  5. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Next question: Kevin, do you know the definition of sycophant?
  6. Boobie Miles

    Boobie Miles Active Member

    And we all know he'll take that quote and turn out a great, cogent column.
  7. Bruce Leroy

    Bruce Leroy Active Member

    Obviously the natural response, but there's something to be said for eliciting the answer Garnett gave. It really was the quote everyone wanted. Scoop at least did part of his job right.
  8. jimmydangles

    jimmydangles Member

    "Good to see you too man, congratulations family."

    A little weird to hear, but damned if he didn't get results. If only he could write, eh?
  9. Tom Petty

    Tom Petty Guest

    i like scoop's columns.
  10. Bruce Leroy

    Bruce Leroy Active Member

    I love lamp.
  11. Joe Williams

    Joe Williams Well-Known Member

    Garnett is tricky. You've got to throw him a curveball sometimes to get something different from him. Now, that doesn't mean you have to suck up to him and kiss his ass, Scoop-like. But in this case, the palsy-walsy approach did prompt a good response.

    Echoing above, too bad he can't write.
  12. And the response was??
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