I’m like most of you—I thought the purple Impala had to be Travis Outlaw’s. But just to be sure, I asked him in the back hallway. “Nah man, that’s LaMarcus’,” Outlaw said. “Mine is green.”
Awww… Just seeing that sweet green ride, and remembering its Aww-Shucks owner, I get a little teary. Someone’s going to have to fill his big floppy shoes, come through with some comedy and character on this team. I need the backwoods take! And someone who wears a smile like Oregon isn’t drenched in rain seven months of the year.
On that note, I also asked Brandon Roy if he’d talked to Travis since the trade was made official. Roy said he had, and Travi’s his spirits were up. He is excited to play in and explore a new city. I asked Brandon what he though life might be like for Travis in the hideously gorgeous mess that is Los Angeles. “He’ll be fine,” Brandon said. “He’s 25 now. If here we’re 17, like when he came here, well I don’t know.”
The final results of the poll: