The increasingly sad and bizarre Shawn Kemp story continues in this column by the P.I.'s Robert L. Jamieson:
The big city sports star was lost in a constellation of booze, clinging to a fraying string of fame.I am so depressed. If this keeps up, we're going to be talking about how levelheaded Danny Fortson is!
"Don't you know who I am?" he asked a woman who happened to sit next to him in a Belltown bar a few months ago.
The pretty woman shook her head.
"I'm the Reign Man," the gentleman boomed, a bucket hat slung low over his head like an uneasy crown.
"The weather man?" replied the woman. She thought the guy was a meteorologist or something.
Read the rest here.
In related news, it turns out Kemp got busted about a mile away from my house. I can't believe he was in my neighborhood and didn't even stop by - how rude!