Tim Floyd. Thanks, coach!
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  • Tim Floyd. Thanks, coach!

As Mary Dempsey, the old library commissioner, walked out, and Brian Bannon, her replacement, walked in, I had a flashback to 1998.

That’s when Tim Floyd replaced Phil Jackson as the coach of my beloved Chicago Bulls.

Before I go further—time out for an explanation for our more sports-challenged readers. We’ll take it one step at a time, like it’s a TIF explanation.