Best Jock Quote - 2002
In his playing days, Dan Issel was the most beloved Denver Nugget of them all, and his 27,482 career points rank him seventh among all ABA/NBA scorers. But Issel's two stints as the Nuggets' head coach were stormy and stressful -- losing always hurts -- and on the night of December 11, after dropping a squeaker to the Charlotte Hornets, Issel's notorious temper got the best of him when a Pepsi Center heckler caught his ear on the way to the locker room. From the Horse's mouth came the most incendiary exit line in Denver pro-sports history: "Go drink another beer, you Mexican piece of shit." The day after Christmas, Issel was out, and the sorry franchise's troubled history continued apace.