Found June 30, 2012 on Larry Brown Sports:
Clyde Drexler may have backed off the comments he made to Jack McCallum in the upcoming book “Dream Team,” but the more McCallum releases from the book, the worse Drexler looks. An excerpt from the book, which is due out next month, was published by Deadspin last Tuesday and in it Clyde Drexler suggested the Dream Team pitied Magic Johnson because they felt he was going to die from HIV. Drexler, likely alarmed because of all the backlash from the excerpt, released a statement the next day denying the comments. McCallum said the quotes were accurate but taken out of context. Now he’s provided some more context that makes Drexler look even worse. Drexler was not one of the original 10 players selected for the Dream Team. He was competing with a few other players for the final spot and didn’t like that. McCallum wrote about an exchange he had with Drexler regarding the issue (“Me” is McCallum): Me: It had to be a little difficult, right? CLYDE: To me, you only control what you cont...

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