Found March 07, 2014 on Fox Sports Ohio:
Zydrunas Ilgauskas is what most of us can only hope to be: He can influence the masses without saying a word. Yet in many ways, Ilgauskas is like you and me, except for the fact he stands 7-foot-3. He is the NBA's version of Mr. Everyman, a regular guy who anyone would want as a friend, and best of all, someone who would probably give you a shot if you asked. He is not perfect, and he doesn't try to make himself out to be. He's just as human as they come in professional sports, and it takes no effort, no marketing strategy, no manufactured spin from a highly-paid publicist. All it takes is Z. You don't really know him, but you love him. And not just because he spent 13 years playing in your city for your favorite team, or how vital he was as a center for those very Cleveland Cavaliers. It has almost everything to do with the fact he is just a normal dude. Remember that 17-63 season in 2003? Z played hard and conducted himself like a professional. Remember that 66-16 ...
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