He is a global icon, a basketball monolith, the most prevalent and recognizable athlete of our generation. And he's one of a kind, because he's the first to rise to prominence in the Information Age, which is why he's such a fascinating sociological observation. He's accountable every single day for every single thing, from how he plays to what he tweets to what he says in the pre- and the post-game interviews. He has a camera and a microphone on him wherever he goes, and then when he goes out to dinner, there's a camera phone on him. There is a price to pay. He understands that. But I don't think a lot of guys could handle it.