Found October 24, 2011 on Ball Don't Lie:
One writer thinks that this ongoing and rather pathetic NBA lockout might be more formulaic than has been let on. And not in the sense that allows us to bleat on about how the team owners have had no interest in starting the NBA season on time, or that the players are predictably as out of touch as the owners that are holding them at pitching wedge's-length. Could it be possible that, in an attempt to save their phony-baloney jobs, both David Stern and Billy Hunter are trying to get a sustained "huh-rumph" out of their respective guys (be they Paul Allen, or Kevin Garnett) as they extend this mess and placate the miserable sides their charged with siding with? Dave D'Alessandro might be the finest writer to have held his nose and tip his toes into NBA waters. He's a former Knicks and Nets beat man, while working as a national NBA columnist for The Sporting News, and now he plies his trade as a general columnist for his home-state'ish Newark Star-Ledger. A...
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