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Reed on Wheaties’ box

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“I didn’t realize they had come into the area yet,” Reed told the Ruston Daily Leader Monday. “I had heard about them coming into the Dallas area in recent weeks, but I’m glad to hear that they’re starting to get into the local area.”

Then the man who guided the New York Knicks to world championships in 1970 and 1973 chuckled:

“I guess I better get out to Wal-Mart and pick some up before they disappear.”

The new package, which was initially unveiled in New York City recently, continues the Wheaties tradition of honoring renowned African-American athletes during Black History Month.

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