"There were only three people in my meeting -- me, (CEO) Donnie Walsh and (president) Larry Bird," O'Neal said. "That's ridiculous to say I said that. They don't know what happened in there. I want to make this clear: I have too much respect for Donnie Walsh and (owners) Mel and Herb Simon and the city to continue (to) talk (adversely) about my future with the team."Sam Smith is awesome!
"I want to put this to bed," O'Neal said. "If the team is able to address the needs to compete for a championship, then great. If not, obviously, I'm pretty sure I'm going to be a key component (in a trade) to rebuild a team. I'm totally fine with that."
Actually, he's not. How does the Chicago Tribune let him get away with this nonsense? Not only does he think all bloggers write from their basements (and in just their underwear), but it's the second time this week that he's been exposed for having printed baseless rumors in the newspaper. Unbelievable.