We have more details on the boy who ran on the court to hug Carmelo Anthony: he was part of a Phil Jackson team-building exercise.
“Good teams become great ones when they surrender the Me for the We—and when they get surprise hugs,” Jackson said. “People always forget the ‘hug’ part of that one.”
Anthony said he was surprised by the boy, but has grown accustomed to Jackson’s new-age management tactics. Last month, Jackson attempted to boost team chemistry by orchestrating head coach Kurt Rambis’ porn controversy