Frei: Doug Moe gets his due

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Frei: Doug Moe gets his due
Frei: Doug Moe gets his due

When Dallas coach and Dallas National Basketball Coaches Association President Rick Carlisle presented Doug Moe with the organization's 2018 Chuck Daly Lifetime Achievement Award Sunday, I thought back to an exchange I witnessed between Daley and Moe at McNichols Arena in December 1983. I was a young — very young — scribe switched to the Nuggets beat after the NHL Colorado Rockies were sold and moved to New Jersey. That night, before the Pistons faced the Nuggets, Daly was sitting in the press room when Moe stuck his head in. Daly saw him and said, “First one to 140 wins.” Moe laughed. “Hell, we won't even make it through the third quarter,” he responded. The game lasted through three overtimes.

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