Because he, like so many athletes and coaches and celebrities, is fed up of being “misquoted” by the media:â†µ
“No, I don’t care much for this anymore,” Nelson said, referring to dealing with the media. “I’ve been beat up so bad by being honest with the press, I’m going to be the (Patriots coach Bill) Belichick of the NBA. I’d rather talk on the radio where people can actually hear my words than get it misconstrued somehow. It looks different in print sometimes when you say something. The way you say it sometimes you can’t identify it in print. I’m more careful. Yes, I’m more careful.”â†µ
At this point, it’ll be tough for Nellie to so completely change his style as to become the Bill Belichick of the NBA, but there is one quick fix: cutoff sweatshirts. Come on, Don. Those sport coats are always so restricting, anyway. Let the forearms fly!