If you have learned anything from Jackie Robinson, it is that teammates are always the first to accept. It will be society who has to learn tolerance.
“On nearly every count, the deal favors the owners, who had sought an overhaul all along. The players made significant concessions, including a reduction of up to $300 million year in salaries, $3 billion over the life of the agreement.”
Do not really like — that the compromise does not favor those performing the actual labor that makes the NBA my favorite professional sport — but I’ll take it anyways. Can’t wait for Dec. 25.
If any team needs me to help try and win a championship in any capacity, I’m waiting.
As you know, he’s a great ballplayer.