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David Stern refers to Hurricane Sandy as Katrina.

David Stern gets his hurricanes confused

NBA Commissioner David Stern put his foot in his mouth right before the start of the 2012-13 NBA season Tuesday night. He confused Hurricane Sandy — which crippled the East Coast this week — with Hurricane Katrina, the Category 5 storm that devastated the Gulf Coast in 2005. Check out the video:

David Stern calls Hurricane Sandy Hurricane Katrina

David Stern may have had a senior moment on Tuesday night. Speaking before the Heat and Celtics tipped off in their first game of the new NBA season, the commissioner offered his thoughts to those affected by Hurricane Sandy. The only problem? He mistakenly called it “Hurricane Katrina.” “Before we begin, I know that everyone here and everyone watching has in their thoughts...

David Stern referred to Hurricane Sandy as 'Hurricane Katrina' before Miami Heat ring ceremony (Video)

NBA Commissioner David Stern had a bit of a slip-up before awarding the Miami Heat players and coaches with their NBA Championship rings Wednesday night when he referred to Hurricane Sandy as "Hurricane Katrina". Stern was trying to have NBA fans acknowledge the people impacted by Hurricane Sandy and its aftermath. However, Stern's mistake made things a bit...

David Stern Says Hurricane Katrina Instead of Sandy at Ring Presentation

David David David.  You're just never gonna get anything right huh. Stern was doing the NBA champion Miami Heat ring presentation tonight before the Heat play the Celtics and confused hurricane Katrina with hurricane Sandy. This isn't 2005 my friend.  Not really a huge deal, but clearly the fans are gonna jump on this guy for any little mishap. Check out the mess up in...

David Stern mistakes Hurricane Sandy for "Katrina" during Heat ring ceremony (Video)

The first verbal blunder of the NBA season came from NBA commissioner David Stern during the Miami Heat ring ceremony.Before the starting the event, Stern wanted the people within American Airline Arena to have the people in the East Coast currently devastated by Hurricane Sandy in their thoughts.Sadly for Stern, he accidentally said "Hurricane Katrina":(Courtesy of Deadspin)

Video: David Stern mixes up Hurricane Sandy with Katrina

NBA commissioner David Stern made a monumental mistake while addressing the crowd at AmericanAirlines Arena prior to the Miami Heat game on Tuesday. Stern, who recently announced his plans to step down in 2014, sent his best wishes for those suffering from the wrath of "Hurricane Katrina". Oops. I'm guessing what he was referring to there was the hurricane crippling...

Defining Success for the 2012-2013 Boston Celtics

It’s game six of the Eastern Conference Finals. The Boston Celtics are playing host to the Voldemort of the NBA, no not David Stern but the Miami Heat. With a 3-2 series lead, if you had asked any Celtics fan about what would make this season successful for the team heading into the game, it [...]

David Stern Confuses Hurricane Sandy With Hurricane Katrina

Oh boy.

David Stern: The Best Commissioner Ever

I think David Stern’s tenure can be summed up by the various reactions to his announced retirement.  All the top basketball writers had their take on Stern’s tenure, some of it laced with their personal experience dealing with a man that was strong-willed and often a bully. Mitch Lawrence, New York Daily News - Lawrence focused on some of what Stern didn’t get right. Leaving...

G$ and The Iceman Play "Just The Tip-Off"

David Stern's replacement is David Stern's Penis. Eat ****, haters, because the NBA tipped off last night! Did the Cavs start the season with a victory? PROBABLY! Before Iceman and I get into our season predictions, allow me a minute to talk about that shocking and huge trade of James Harden on Saturday. First of all, the timing is more than just a tad odd. Second, I’m...

Heat look to maintain focus after getting rings

MIAMI The Heat will enjoy as much as possible being handed rings Tuesday night. But they would find it a lot more fun if the Charlotte Bobcats were in town. Instead, the Miami players, after getting their championship bling from NBA commissioner David Stern, will have to face Boston in the regular-season opener at AmericanAirlines Arena. Yes, the Celtics who are still seething...

Listen: Sports Media Watchdogs on 10/28/12

Steve Keane and I kick it off  by discussing the Islanders move to Brooklyn. Is the brand damaged for good? Hear our thoughts. David Stern will retire as NBA commissioner on February 1st, 2014; how will history view his performance? Finally, we discuss FOX coverage of the World Series. Hint: too many crowd shots and Erin Andrews. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN DOWNLOAD THE REPLAY If you like...
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