David Stern and Associates are Startin Somethin Beyond Basketball
My biological father was the first person to help me find the logic of countering racism. And, my Pops is second only to Neely Fuller, Jr. in his effectiveness in doing so. At the beginning of last year’s NBA season, I was telling my dad that I was dismayed how few black people seemed to understand the magnitude of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh successfully executing their plan to play on the same NBA team. He said to me, quite nonchalantly, while munching on some pecans, “The owners are gonna lock the players out next season. This is not about money. It’s about power. They’re going to say it’s about something else— but it’s not. They (the white men/ Racist Man) have to stop dat. At any cost.” Then, with a cheek full of pecans, he sat down at his computer to work on his algorithm—–uhhh, no, I can’t tell you what the algorithm is for.
NBA Cancels Games Through Nov. 30
by The Associated Press
October 28, 2011
NBA Commissioner David Stern has canceled all NBA games through Nov. 30.
The move came Friday after labor negotiations broke down for the second time in a week.
“It’s not practical, possible or prudent to have a full season now,” Stern says.
After two days of making some progress on salary cap issues, the two sides brought the revenue split back into the discussion and got stuck on both.
Owners are insistent on a 50-50 split of revenues, while players last formally proposed they get 52.5 percent, leaving them about $100 million apart annually. Players were guaranteed 57 percent in the previous collective bargaining agreement.
No further talks have been scheduled.
Broken pipe-dreams for really, really tall, hard-working, goal-oriented, black males with no jobs who haven’t even gotten out of high school or junior college, yet. Not to mention the NBA athletes who have seen the world a bit and are gonna want white people to make more Magic Johnson-like room for them but are gonna find out that their money ain’t worth as much as they thought.
Somethin’s gonna happen.
That’s not my Pop’s prediction. It’s mine. I could be incorrect. I sure missed the call on Troy Davis. But, whateva we do, y’all: NO RIOTS.
Racist Man/Woman are looking for a reason to kill large numbers of us. They gonna kill some and I ain’t sayin not to defend yourself but riots ain’t gonna hurt no one but us.
Riots are a set up. This is all serious theater for Racist Man and Racist Woman. Planet of the Apes, London. Let’s spoil part 3 for them. Mmmm k.