The Miami Heat received their 2012 championship rings last night in the customary ceremony before the opening game, with each player sharing a short embrace and word with commissioner David Stern before collecting their hardware. Ever wonder what Stern says to each player? We did, so we asked some former NBA champions -- and two-time champion Brent Barry's ring ceremony experience is unparalleled. Not to spoil anything, but it involves Tim Duncan and David Stern's flaky old-man skin. Here's what Barry told BuzzFeed about the first night of the 2005-06 season:
In 2007, Barry shared an awkward handshake with Stern and moved right along.
Thank you, Brent Barry, for sharing your story. You are a legend in these parts.