I have to hand it to Bill Schoening. His captivating musical account of the annual “Rodeo Road Trip” has inspired me to do a little of my own writing on the subject. I would like to start with a topic that is near and dear to all sports fans: heckling.

I get heckled more than any other San Antonio Spur.

I am taunted, teased, and insulted by opposing fans, their wives, and their children. Sometimes, even the popcorn vendors get in on the act.

NEW YORK – Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors will defend his Taco Bell® Skills Challenge title against a field consisting of Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers, Tony Parker of the San Antonio Spurs, John Wall of the Washington Wizards, Russell Westbrook of the Oklahoma City Thunder, and Deron Williams of the New Jersey Nets. The 2012 Taco Bell® Skills Challenge will take place on Feb. 25, at Amway Center in Orlando.