Found October 18, 2011 on NESN.com:
A lot has been written in the last week about how NBA stars' involvement in negotiations to end the lockout is hurting rank-and-file players. The hardline stance of LeBron James, Kevin Garnett, Dwyane Wade and others may work for them, the prevailing logic goes, because they have plenty of money either saved up or coming in through endorsements to endure a shortened or canceled season. The role players and minimum-contract guys, by comparison, are more likely to be hurt by a prolonged labor stoppage. "The thing that they're fighting for right now is not the middle-of-the-road guy, and that's who...
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