Hoop it up: Former Mavs coach Don Nelson, far left, at the Oscars, where, presumably, the beer is free

And the Oscar for Best Seat Goes to...

...Don Nelson, former head coach of the Dallas Mavericks, who sat two rows behind

his pal and boss

(?) George Clooney at the Academy Awards last night. Mark Cuban was there, too, and though none of his investments picked up awards, his Enron doc did snag top honors at the

Independent Spirit Awards

the day before.

--Robert Wilonsky

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