“Basically, it’s just a dumb idea and we (discuss) it that way.” Five-time NBA champion and grizzled veteran Kobe Bryant disagrees with Commissioner David Stern’s desire to eliminate players over the age of 23 from future Olympics. Bryant succinctly labeled it “a player’s choice” and spoke openly of the fact that the push for such [...]

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock or just avoided all forms of sports-related media yesterday, you’ve heard the flare-up between Jim Rome and David Stern. In summary: 1. Rome asked the commissioner point-blank about New Orleans winning the draft lottery. 2. Stern then denigrated Rome’s character and career. The way Rome asked the question [...]

Habits, as we know, can sometimes become destructive and expensive things. On Tuesday night, Minnesota GM David Kahn used the word to describe the latest NBA Draft Lottery. It was a calculated and ill-fated attempt at humor, a jab weaker than any posed by “Sugar” Shane Mosley in his tepid effort against Manny Pacquiao a [...]

When Baron Davis was dealt from Los Angeles to Cleveland, it came as a shock to no one. Donald Sterling had openly mocked his point guard from courtside about his conditioning. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports takes a look at Sterling’s handling of his coaches and the iron fist of David Stern. Feel the wrath [...]