Thank you, Roy Hobbson. You said it best.
We tend to struggle with such things here. Because for the most part, we’re not a confident city. We’re just not. Which is precisely why Reggie meant so much to us. Yes, he was Indianapolis for a time — except he was also the exact opposite. He was brash & cocky, cosmically confident, knowing full well that the more crucial the shot was, the more likely he was to bury it.
Look at those Knicks fans again. They knew this too.
If only Knicks fans had a vote for the Hall of Fame.