Here is the opening to my Friday column about David Lee:


This is about David Lee, who’s having his best season in the NBA. But it’s also how the West Coast offense in football leads to a good interview.

In the West Coast offense, the coordinator scripts several plays to start the game. Sure, he wants to succeed on those plays, but he also wants to see how the opposing defense responds. He is learning by calling certain plays.

Same goes for interviewing. I ask trial questions to see what my subject is like. I had a hunch Lee would be great.

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