Kingdome Crossover: Stern Sendoff

This is going to be short for me. I have pieces to write about more important things.

I am not the outgoing NBA commissioner’s biggest fan. I have called him biased and questioned his podium presence. (Which, if you’re commissioner, are two things you should have in check: you shouldn’t be biased and you should have good podium presence.)

David Stern comes off as snide in public, and I think he showed favoritism in a job that begs for the polar opposite. What he did for the NBA during the “Dream Team” era was good. But I grew up with a very different National Basketball Association. I grew up with a basketball league where the commissioner comes off as a dictator-like Bond villain. Where the commissioner of the league runs a team and proceeds to veto a trade between two teams. Where that trade has conceivably affected the landscape of the league today.

A picture is worth a thousand words. In this case a video is worth a million.

2 thoughts on “Kingdome Crossover: Stern Sendoff

  1. I agree with you Know and your commenter SportsChump. I dislike the bias of Stern and how he let the NBA slip away into a players league for more revenue, but what he did on an International level and financially for the NBA will leave him at the top of the all-time sports commissioners list.
    Good stuff, like I said, I agree!

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