Originally posted on Ball Don't Lie  |  Last updated 11/10/11
"I suppose I would have to say that I have a difficult time believing that a donkey and an ogre could become such good friends in real life, because while studies suggest that several types of animals display the capacity for friendship as humans understand it, donkeys have not yet been counted among that number, and also, ogres do not exist. But I am glad you are enjoying the film series that I have recommended to you, Ted Turner, and I am glad that we possess the capacity for friendship." That's a very good answer, Dikembe Mutombo. It's especially impressive to come up with it on the fly in front of cameras when the United Nations Foundation is about to announce partnerships with Disney's "The Lion King" and the Nederlander Organization in its Nothing But Nets effort to combat malaria in Africa, an effort that we can all agree is a great thing. So, two great things came of this meeting. We should all feel good about that. Best caption wins Ted Turner riding a stuffed buffalo and...
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