I met Bill Simmons at Borders in San Francisco on November 5.He took my photo on his Blackberry, we chatted about how Jerry West almost died when the Grizzlies lost the Lebron sweepstakes, and he signed page 188 of my copy of The Book of Basketball.Here's me as Allen Iverson, Ben as Rudy Gay, and Simmons as The Sports Guy:Later, Lakers fan Evan (wearing a Memphis Gasol jersey) had Simmons sign "I heart Kobe". Don't worry, Simmons wrote "don't" between "I" and "heart".

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