Originally written on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 11/18/14
David Stern, October 27, 2011 (referring to what happened after he went home with the flu last week): "I leave these guys alone for a little bit of time and all hell breaks loose."David Stern just said this line as a joke after the 15 hour labor meeting ended with significant progress. This was in sharp contrast to last week, when Stern went home with the flu and under Adam Silver's lead, talks blew up. It has been reported that Stern wants a season to be played in order for him to not go out on a low note, while Adam Silver has been pushing the agenda for the NBA owners that want the season cancelled in order to install their own harsh system. Silver wants to get in good with the owners he will be serving. While Stern's comment early this morning was a joke, it should be noted that Stern's eventual removal won't necessarily guarantee a better NBA. It could possibly cause more damage as the owners would get more of a yes man. This happened in Major League Baseball in the 1990's wher...
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