He is today's Ray Mears, but probably a better basketball strategist. He knows how to have fun. The thing he did with Dane Bradshaw just loosens the team up and it's great theater. Buzz was a great guy, but he didn't have the charisma this cat has.

The telecom industry in general and Nortel in particular are facing an enduring prospect of low growth.

I think the story is going to be: revenues are fine, margins are not great, what do we do to make our cost structure work better? They haven't got a lot of options.