David Stern was at his most dour yesterday afternoon on WFAN, and by now the rhetoric is pretty tiresome. It does the league little good (as does the NBPA's hashtag endeavor) to say "we're ready to make a deal," when in reality the missing clause to that statement ("we're ready to make a deal if you concede this to us") has not changed.
I understand the predicament Stern is in, but it would be nice if he didn't default to the passive voice so often.
I am quite interested to see if Maurice Evans' statement is true.
Stern's words through Berger's eyes.
Abbott writes about some interesting topics, including this one - are NBA players actually devaluing themselves by playing overseas?
Ziller writes that Stern's doom and gloom public statements has essentially pushed him into a political arena where reality seems to have become detached and we're left to wonder why he keeps saying things that are truth-bending.
More links after the jump.
A Plan to Solve the Lockout Cap Situation | Commission Granted ere is one fan's comprehensive strategy to resolve the lockout by addressing the salary cap.
Schiller is beginning a fascinating series where he looks at four players who have made their way over to Israel to play.
Chris Mullin was a jump shooting machine back in the day, so he's been called on to help a Broadway performer look the part of a basketball player. I think it would have been particularly devious if, instead of recruiting the soft-shooting Mullin to teach her, they got someone like Bill Cartwright. I might even actually want to see that kind of play.
Check out the HoopSpeak guys' latest video cast, where among others they bring on the great Rob Mahoney of the Mavs' blog The Two Man Game.
In which Zach Lowe calls Carmelo Anthony 'top 20' material.
I'm glad we have that question answered.
In between the Teen Wolf marathons, it might do them well to show "Hoop Dreams" or something.