Found December 16, 2011 on Buzz On Broad:

Dontrelle Willis Twitter Picture
Dontrelle Willis is not wasting any time. He has already changed his Twitter picture and is now sporting Phillies gear.

We all know the lefty already loves Philly.

The D-Train also weighed in on David Stern doing whatever he wants these days.

David stern cold as ice lol basically saying" I'm do what I now what " #nba

— Dontrelle Willis (@D_Train35) December 17, 2011


Willis > Bastardo, Venters Against Lefties

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Phils’ Acquire Dontrelle Willis, Fill “Bat Boy” Role

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For David Stern, questions about possible conflict of interest

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Left-hander Willis signs with Phillies for one year

The Philadelphia Phillies have signed lefty Dontrelle Willis to a one-year contract, worth $850,000.

Sacramento mayor, NBA meet over new arena

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The NBA needs basketball

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Correction: Jim Litke column

In a Dec. 15 column about NBA commissioner David Stern's involvement in the trade that sent Chris Paul from New Orleans to the Los Angeles Clippers, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Stern said during a conference call, "It's been a lot of fun." The correct quote is, "It wasn't ...

Column: The commissioner strikes back - sort of

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By JIM LITKE AP Sports Columnist David Stern faces the same problem as the commissioner of every other pro sports league operating in North America, save the NFL. He's got too many lousy teams - or if you prefer, not enough superstars to go around - and a labor deal that handcuffs him from trying to do anything about it. So give the NBA boss an `A'...

David Stern bullish on NBA in New Orleans, defends role in rejecting Lakers' bid for Chris Paul

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Lowry Rockets' unrivaled starter and leader

The steady erosion of what three years ago was a veteran roster nearly reached a culmination last Thursday, and had the Rockets traded power forward Luis Scola to the Hornets, Rockets point guard Kyle Lowry would have assumed a title that seems unfathomable at first blush. Had NBA commissioner David Stern not stepped in and quashed a three-team trade agreed upon by the Hornets,...

Saturday Morning Reading Material

Happy Saturday everyone! I hope everyone has wrapped up (pun intended) their Christmas shopping for the season, and for those unfortunate souls that haven't yet, I'll say a prayer for you. However, here's one gift you won't have to wait until December 25th to enjoy. For your viewing pleasure, I give you the gift of several Reds-related links. Enjoy. *...

David Stern thinks you can get off his back now for the Chris Paul trade

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O'Neal launching new career as analyst

Shaquille O'Neal doesn't like the Chris Paul trade; Charles Barkley says Commissioner David Stern made a mistake.
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