Tag Archives: NBA lockout

NBA stars to play in Obama’s basketball campaign fundraiser

19 Nov

NBA stars to play in Obama’s basketball campaign fundraiser

A number of NBA stars including Carmelo Anthony and Dwight Howard have committed to play in an exhibition game to raise money for President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign.

Read more here: NBA stars to play in Obama’s basketball campaign fundraiser

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NBA offers players new deal and sets a Wednesday deadline to take it

6 Nov

NBA offers players new deal and sets a Wednesday deadline to take it

Commissioner David Stern gave NBA players an offer and a deadline: Accept a chance to earn up to 51 percent of basketball-related income by Wednesday or get ready for a deal that’s a whole lot worse.. Read more here: NBA offers players new deal and sets a Wednesday deadline to take it

Bryant Gumbel Calls NBA Commissioner Stern a “Modern Plantation Overseer”

21 Oct

Bryant Gumbel Calls NBA Commissioner Stern a “Modern Plantation Overseer”

In his closing comments on HBO’s Real Sports show host Bryant Gumble lit into NBA Commisioner David Stern calling him a modern plantation overseer. Watch the video here: Bryant Gumble takes on Davis Stern