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Following the previously league owned Hornets winning the rights to Anthony Davis in the upcoming NBA Draft, rumors have been flying regarding whether the NBA is fixed, or rigged. It’s not, by the way. But people became suspicious after the Cleveland Cavaliers and Hornets win the number one pick after losing LeBron James and Chris Paul in a lottery system where the drawing of numbers is not publicly shown. Some believe that the Hornets winning the number one pick has to do with making the franchise more appealing to complete the sale of the team.
Regardless, Jim Rome from CBS Sports brought this issue to the attention of NBA commissioner David Stern today, asking if the lottery was “fixed.”
After angrily denying this allegation, Stern took it to another level by saying “Did you stop beating your wife yet?”
Rome has never had any history of violence with his significant other, it should be noted. Stern seems to have been trying to make a point that presuming guilt about his league is not to Stern’s pleasure.
The two continued the banter briefly before the interview came to an awkward end.
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