Skip to comments.How can the NBA be a black league (Charles Barkley) if NBA commish says it's a multiracial league?
Posted on 04/30/2014 8:35:03 AM PDT by Laissez-faire capitalist
Are the two reconcilable?
Secondly, should (not can) an owner of a team be forced to sell his team, and/or be banned from attending any NBA game as a non-owner - attending a NBA game like any other person?
Example: Is the situation of an owner saying that blacks cannot eat in his restaurant different from someone saying that now the restaurant is under new management, and the racists will no longer be allowed to eat in that same restaurant?
When hunting monsters should society be careful that it doesn't become a monster when doing so? I think so.
Deal with the bad (racism, etc), but don't stoop to their level...
What say you?
As I posted yesterday:
Slaves do not dream of being free. They dream of being master.
Perhaps if the want to be a “black league” so much, then they no longer need merchandise or ticket money from white folks?
The NBA may not be the least multi-racial major league but its far from the most multi-racial.
MLB and the NFL are clearly the two most diverse major league sporting associations.
Minnesota Timberwolves starting five.
He owns one franchise of a larger business, and in any franchised business there are any number of ways to force a franchisee out.
If the franchisor or the other franchisees determine that he is hurting the entire business and threatening its reputation, they are often empowered to act.
Perhaps someone should step in and say that it is a chocolate league. /sarcasm.
Remember when Nagin said something like that after being taken to task over his previous words.
I’m still wondering if New Orleans is ever going to have a chocolate Mardi Gras.
How about the NBA as a whole?
The sale will be tied up in court for years. Silver will regret starting this farce. The only winners are lawyers.
So, a person who was told they could not eat in a restaurant because they are black can one day own that restaurant and tell the previous owner that he cannot eat in his restaurant because he is a racist?
Has the hunter of monsters become one himself, then?
remember what a black MN politician said about that?
And the response from white community leaders was?
The N b a?
Now Political Correctness is Law. It is now illegal to be an a$$hole in America. The designation will be subjective to those who are offended and the perp is guilty until his/her penance is done through punishment based on the level of offense the offended have emotionally displayed with the aid of our statist media. Punishment can be anything from shame to loss of property, wealth and prison at the hands of organizations, media whores, government and special interest groups.
The old fart is a racists relic, no doubt. But we all better watch what we say, Freedom of Speech is intrinsically dead.
It was Larry Johnson who wanted the NBA to become segregated. I don’t think Charles Barkeley had anything to do with it. I am not aware of anything from Charles that makes me think he’s a racist like Larry Johnson.
If I was a Knicks fan, I would totally stop supporting the team in any way until they get rid of Larry Johnson, who by his comments is the face of the Knicks right now.
I have a feeling the recordings will be inadmissible in court, and the NBA will have no way to justify its actions. I will have to check the California Evidence Code on admission of illegal recordings.
Why isn’t the NAACP, and other calling for more Latinos/Hispanics to be in the NBA - that there is a clear shortage of them in the NBA?
What about more Latinos/Hispanics being NBA coaches?
I think you get the point.
This “Can of Worms” has yet to be fully explored and adjudicated. There are a lot of Constitutional questions involved. A lot!
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