I'm just overwhelmed with the fact that I had a signature shoe. It's actually 'my shoe.'
That's where I'll get the love in my heart: from, the fact that little young guys can look at the obstacles that I had to go through to become a Hall of Famer and know it's not so bad when it comes to them trying to accomplish the same goal.
If you're from Virginia, then you know some white people from Poquoson don't like black people.
Doing this for so long, I realize that the media - you have a boss. And your boss wants you to provide the best material that you can. And he might put pressure on you to do it a way that you feel is unconstitutional. You might not like it. But you still gotta feed your family.
This is like a tribute to them, the people who helped me to get here. The thing that makes me feel good about the whole thing is, the fans voted me here.
I want to thank coach Thompson... for saving my life. For giving me the opportunity.