Category Archives: NBA Off The Court Issues

Silver’s Decision A Total Victory For The Good Guys

Back in 2010, former Los Angeles Lakers head coach Phil Jackson said that the team his club shared the arena with the Los Angeles Clippers, had Bad Karma. Jackson whom recently was named team president for the New York Knicks, … Continue reading

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Sterling’s Alleged Remarks Tarnish Clippers And The NBA

The Los Angeles Clippers, should be loving life right about now. After years of being “The Other Team” that plays at the Staples Center, they are competing in the NBA Playoffs while the Lakers went home after a disappointing regular … Continue reading

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NBA Athletes Who Want Pay For The Olympics, Simply Should Not Play

There was a bit of controversy before the first “Dream Team” was assembled to represent the USA in basketball in the 1992 Summer Olympics. The Olympic Games had been conceived as a showcase for amateur athletes and even though many … Continue reading

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Odom Says He Came Close To Leaving NBA Last Summer

“Let me tell you about the very rich. They are different from you and me” F. Scott Fitzgerald In many ways the late, great Mr. Fitzgerald was spot-on when he wrote this line for his book “The Rich Boy” back … Continue reading

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Secret Service Denies Delonte West Was "Banned" From Mavericks Meeting With President

The Dallas Mavericks were congratulated at the White House by President Barack Obama on Monday for their winning the 2011 NBA Finals over the Miami Heat and being crowned Champions of the Association. One member of the roster was not on hand … Continue reading

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NBA Commissioner Stern Welcomes Fans Back To The Game

On the eve of ratification of a new NBA Collective Bargaining Agreement and the start of NBA training camps throughout the Association on Friday, NBA Commissioner David Stern sent out a letter to all NBA fans across the globe. The letter … Continue reading

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DeShawn Stevenson Says "Billy Hunter Is Doing A Horrible Job"

DeShawn Stevenson has never been shy about expressing his opinions; and according to “Yahoo Sports” the veteran Free Agent guard has expressed his displeasure with former Executive Director of the now defunct NBA Players Association Billy Hunter. The guard who … Continue reading

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Players Want To Start Their Own League? Good Luck With That!

There have been many empty threats and ludicrous statements made by both sides of the bargaining table since the NBA Lockout went into effect back on July 1. However, the statements made by former Executive Director of the NBA Players … Continue reading

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Decertification Of Players Union Reportedly Gaining Traction With NBA Players

While negotiations for a new NBA Collective Bargaining Agreement will resume on Saturday, a group of players from the Association have been exploring another option during this week. “The New York Times” has reported that a group of 50 NBA … Continue reading

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Stern Says Season May Hang On Negotiations Starting This Friday

Whether NBA Commissioner David Stern was engaging in hyperbole while addressing reporters after the bargaining session between NBA Team Owners and the NBA Players Association held on Wednesday, or he was speaking in all sincerity, he strongly inferred that the entire season … Continue reading

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