The one question everyone seems to ask me when they find out what I do for a living is, “What’s it like to work in the NBA for the Phoenix Suns?” Usually my answer is somewhere between polite and brutally honest. I tell people that most days are like every other job. You clock in, sit at your desk and do your best to get your work done. The answer is a lot like seeing a Kardashian in person: not quite as glamorous as you’d expect.
The key to the description is “most days.” On some days calling the US Airways Center your office can be nothing short of surreal. This week had one of those days for me. It was a 12-hour period that had the potential to be one of the worst in my life, but turned into yet another reminder of why I’ve always had a connection with the Suns and the building. [Read more...]