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TRYING TO DECIPHER THE NBA DRESS CODE

TRYING TO DECIPHER THE NBA DRESS CODE

A thief can wear a suit, a gangster can wear a tie, and a sleazy politician can wear fancy shoes. So a dress code – as NBA commissioner David Stern is pondering – will not turn players into model citizens.It will make them mad. It already has. In fact, the...
FORGET JORDAN! NBA FINDS ITS GLAMOUR TEAM

FORGET JORDAN! NBA FINDS ITS GLAMOUR TEAM

TO: David Stern, NBA CommissionerRE: Fan InterestDear Dave,Your worries are over.Remember all that hand wringing you did about the future of the NBA? Who would take Michael Jordan’s place? How could you follow that act? Would any team ever stir as much rock...
NBA ALPHABET SOUP: TIME TO PLUNGE IN

NBA ALPHABET SOUP: TIME TO PLUNGE IN

Now that’s showbiz. In fact, in its first week, the NBA has already produced several rookie sensations, a red-headed giant who can’t shoot straight, and an angry player trying to strangle his general manager.Pretty good for an opening act, huh?In case...
NBA WINS OLYMPIC GOLD IN MARKETING

NBA WINS OLYMPIC GOLD IN MARKETING

A lot of people are upset that Isiah Thomas was not chosen to the NBA/Olympic team. Personally, I don’t think any of those NBA guys should be going.I guess, unlike a lot of Americans, I don’t really care whether we win the gold medal. My life didn’t...
YOU NEED REFINED TASTE TO ENJOY NBA PLAYOFFS

YOU NEED REFINED TASTE TO ENJOY NBA PLAYOFFS

Here we go. NBA playoff time. And immediately, the questions.

“Will these be any better than last year?”

No. Probabaly not.

“Does anybody other than Boston and Los Angeles have a chance to make it to the finals?”

No. Probably not.

“Why, then, should I vegetate in front of the TV set for 50 hours in the next four weeks, when I could be doing something constructive?”

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