[This post is best read in Stephen A. Smith’s voice]
Straight out of the Newt Gingrich racist white man’s play book, it wasn’t bad enough David Stern did the unthinkable and called the public’s attention to high school benchwarmer Barack Obama’s poor basketball skills, he went and blew the proverbial Conservative dog whistle on POTUS and the Association.
From Politico’s “Obama always goes left”:
“He relates well to our players. He’s got a lot of people around him who are b-ball fans. I think the politics of it is the players appreciate him for who he is and…support him because of that.”
My goodness, Mr. Commissioner!
A black guy that plays basketball would be appreciated because of “who he is” by players in a predominantly African-American professional sports league?
Next you’re going to attribute his poor and predictable skills on being in some quote-unquote “Choom Gang” and caring more about the ganj than developing his game. Oh yeeaaah “your” players could rel