One way to look at Wednesday night's NBA Draft lottery is that the fix was in.
It has never happened before -- even when Mark Aguirre and Isiah Thomas were the top-rated players in the Chicago area in 1978 and 1979. The Windy City has never produced the No.
How bad was the basketball class of 2012 in Illinois? Was it an aberration or a hint of things to come?
When Glen Grunwald was named vice-president and legal counsel of the Denver Nuggets, I called to congratulate him.