Like me, Paul Silas loves shopping at Costco. I just saw him filling his cart at our Charlotte store a couple of days ago.
Now we have something else in common: We're both coaches.
Silas is the new interim coach of the Bobcats after Michael Jordan decided that Larry Brown was no longer the man for the job.
If the Bobcats tune him out, at least Silas knows he can go to Costco and buy a 12-pack of new players.
As for my mighty Lady Bucs of Charlotte Country Day, we're 4-2 with 3 straight wins heading into our winter break. If we have a good second half of the season, I figure Michael will be calling to offer me the Bobcats job.
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