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NBA caves! No ‘Black Lives Matter’
on courts and jerseys next year

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Posted By: Magnante, 10/7/2020 8:57:11 AM

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver casually let drop the bombshell news that the NBA will remove the name of the Marxist revolutionary organization Black Lives Matter from its basketball courts and player jerseys next season. This comes following catastrophic ratings declines to all-time lows for the league’s playoff games. (snip) Speaking with friendly interviewer Rachel Nichols of ESPN on that network’s “NBA Countdown” show, at the end of an interview focused mainly on COVID prevention issues, came the following (snip) My sense is there’ll be somewhat a return to normalcy, that those messages will largely be left to be delivered off the floor

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Northcross 10/7/2020 9:00:16 AM (No. 564639)
If Adam Silver thinks this decision will return the NBA to "normal", he is kidding himself and us. We know what they stand for. Sorry about all those salary cuts, boys.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: GreatGreyhounds 10/7/2020 9:04:36 AM (No. 564643)
Still won't watch...
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Old Army Vet 10/7/2020 9:14:24 AM (No. 564659)
These clowns lost me at the first sign of disrespect for this country. Never watch again.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: John C 10/7/2020 9:19:48 AM (No. 564663)
Too late!
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Reply 5 - Posted by: JunkYardDog 10/7/2020 9:23:11 AM (No. 564671)
Too little too late. We know where the players hearts' are on this. How about a video where every single NBA player, coach, and owner denounces BLM as false and anti-American, and they all fall to their knees and beg forgiveness. Then maybe, just maybe, we'll reconsider watching a sport so over-represented by blacks.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: PChristopher 10/7/2020 9:26:47 AM (No. 564677)
Saying that they won't do it next year is too little too late. It's like trying to hide the stench of a skunk with air freshener.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: padiva 10/7/2020 9:27:56 AM (No. 564680)
Why wait? Today would be a good day to remove thug messages.
62 people like this.

Reply 8 - Posted by: Sunhan65 10/7/2020 9:28:06 AM (No. 564681)
Bankrupt them. Then replace it with a league that cares about its country.
63 people like this.

Reply 9 - Posted by: iSpartacus 10/7/2020 9:33:31 AM (No. 564691)
Too little, too late.
42 people like this.

Reply 10 - Posted by: HotRod 10/7/2020 9:33:46 AM (No. 564692)
I agree to bankrupt them all! Let them learn to code!
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Reply 11 - Posted by: jalo1951 10/7/2020 9:37:33 AM (No. 564693)
Like the walk away campaign against the democrats - we have walked away from the pampered NBA players. We will not be back.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Turninggrey 10/7/2020 9:39:50 AM (No. 564695)
This is a situation where they need to really feel the pain. They need to be bankrupted. Spit on America and suffer.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: mathman 10/7/2020 9:56:36 AM (No. 564707)
They must have heard from the TV ratings people and the advertisers. Ad rates are going to come way down because the viewers are not there. One does not pay to advertise unless the ad is being seen. Get woke, go broke.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: WhamDBambam 10/7/2020 9:56:43 AM (No. 564708)
Nuffin But Animals should become a rich source of large-framed sanitation engineers over the coming years.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: DVC 10/7/2020 9:59:53 AM (No. 564712)
Likely too late for many former fans. Once you know what a rotten group they are, what difference does it make?
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Winstonian 10/7/2020 10:03:25 AM (No. 564722)
Adam Silver is getting ready the NBA plays exhibition games over outside the US. The NBA does this every season. Think China is going to want BLM logo on the court or players with social justice logos on the jerseys. It’s all about money.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Jethro bo 10/7/2020 10:03:31 AM (No. 564723)
One finds it interesting that Cuban has a tiff with Cruz and claims he (Cuban) is for ending racism when he and the NBA are the epitome of racism. Let One dispense with whites as the NBA and Cuban (Dems as well) have hated whites, particularly males, for decades. By placing BLM as the pantheon of favored races, the NBA discriminates against Hispanics, Asians, Indians (Subcontinent), and Native Americans to name a few. The problem with picking favored races is other races suffer discrimination. Cuban and the NBA are finding out that avert racism doesn't attract fans. It insults fans.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: snapper451 10/7/2020 10:13:46 AM (No. 564738)
Too little - too late. I signed off long ago and am not coming back.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Boomerdeplorable 10/7/2020 10:14:11 AM (No. 564740)
Next up the NFL, same thing will happen. Bye bye
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Reply 20 - Posted by: seamusm 10/7/2020 10:14:15 AM (No. 564741)
Too late. The NBA will have to loudly honor America and our police forces BEFORE this man will watch again.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 10/7/2020 10:18:46 AM (No. 564749)
Too late, Adam. It's all but over for the nba. The nfl, mlb, and nhl are not far behind. Chickens coming home to roost real soon.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: Hermoine 10/7/2020 10:19:22 AM (No. 564751)
I really hope that this is a true "poll" of the American people and that this "silent protest" of the NBA translates to votes for Trump in the election.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: RCFLyer98 10/7/2020 10:24:41 AM (No. 564760)
Color me cynical . . . I will not be back. I'm done with the NBA!
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Reply 24 - Posted by: john56 10/7/2020 10:36:39 AM (No. 564776)
Maybe next year, instead of playing all their games on a sound stage in Orlando, they can find a similar venue in the Peoples Republic of China. That's the NBA market nowadays.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: smak90 10/7/2020 10:38:26 AM (No. 564779)
Do they really think I will come back to watch millionaires who hate me and and think I am somehow stopping them from succeeding to a higher level in life play with a ball? They don't contribute a dam thing to this country or world. I am done with sports. I went to a high school football game in Round Rock,TX last Friday and 3 black players kneeled for the National Anthem. I am so done watching ignorant idiots disrespect me and my country.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: Jubal 10/7/2020 10:41:58 AM (No. 564785)
Remember and never forget — Actions have consequences. If the NBA desires to thumb its nose at the U.S., here’s an interesting idea: Move the entire league to China right now — not next month or next week or tomorrow — right now. Here’s a follow-up prediction: We’ll never miss ya. Adios.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: Chuzzles 10/7/2020 10:49:51 AM (No. 564798)
Bwahahahahahaha!! breeve ROFLMAO lolololololol breeve LOLOLOLOL This could not be happening to a more deserving bunch of spoiled brats.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: bigfatslob 10/7/2020 11:07:43 AM (No. 564821)
I haven't watch the NBA in decades. I certainly won't start watching the likes of the loud mouth African warlord Lebron James with his racist antics. Those thugs won't just suddenly give up their social justice war against the evil white people (fans). Next year? Why not now this is so stupid? I guess when contracts are re-negotiated for the overpaid players they will be glad to sign a 10K contract to play indoors instead of on an open court on a ghetto playground for bets. Let them die by their own hand and forget you Adam 'Knothead' Silver.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: MDConservative 10/7/2020 11:09:27 AM (No. 564823)
Shark jump... They must already have Dr. Ballard's search crew scouring the bottom for the NBA's TV ratings...
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Reply 30 - Posted by: SALady 10/7/2020 11:24:32 AM (No. 564843)
Too little, too late!!!! You have already alienated 90% of your non-black fans. I guess "woke" loses out to "broke" every time!!!
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Reply 31 - Posted by: banal_resentive 10/7/2020 11:34:03 AM (No. 564853)
Have them relocate to China for a few years. Maybe they'd appreciate "racist" America a wee bit more when they get back after experiencing how a REALLY racially biased country treats them.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: snowoutlaw 10/7/2020 11:34:25 AM (No. 564854)
Did he run this plan by the players?
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Reply 33 - Posted by: DW626 10/7/2020 11:35:44 AM (No. 564855)
Too little...way too late. Buh-bye
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Reply 34 - Posted by: Eagle4ever 10/7/2020 12:08:56 PM (No. 564880)
Too little, too late. Move to China !!
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Reply 35 - Posted by: a man over thirty 10/7/2020 12:29:36 PM (No. 564899)
Money talks. NBA deserves a slow death.
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Reply 36 - Posted by: ROLFNader 10/7/2020 12:36:35 PM (No. 564906)
Too late! Sorry BLMonkeys
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Reply 37 - Posted by: bamboozle 10/7/2020 12:45:22 PM (No. 564913)
Get woke......go broke. Won't miss them a bit.
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Reply 38 - Posted by: udanja99 10/7/2020 1:02:04 PM (No. 564936)
Hey, NBA, that toothpaste is already hardened and crumbling in the bathroom sink. No what I mean?
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Reply 39 - Posted by: NYbob 10/7/2020 1:08:38 PM (No. 564950)
Perfect. The elites believed the media. They actually thought people who care about this country are a small minority, not worth bothering with. We could be mocked and it would not matter because they were playing up to the SJW crowd. Well, what a shame. Now you can start traveling by bus and play to the hypocrites who think keeping score and having a winner is 'unfair.' Those signing bonuses, those unbelievable salaries, kiss them goodbye. Go play for the Chinese, for a couple of years and then sit down when they field their own Chinese league. Zero chance I will watch any game as long as the racist idiot James is playing. If I need a basketball fix I'll find some old footage of Dr. J or watch Cousey and Marivich lead a fast break.
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Reply 40 - Posted by: ussjimmycarter 10/7/2020 1:14:02 PM (No. 564953)
What is the NBA and why do I care? I haven't watched since Larry Bird retires and see no reason now. 8 foot tall dudes with 4 foot long arms stuffing a round ball into a hoop 10 feet high? WOW...amazing!!! That must be really hard! I'm 6'2"...I'll go find a 7 foot high hoop...hey...I rock at this!!! I will NEVER EVER watch an NBA or WNBA or College Basketball Game again!!! The sport is dead to me. Football is on the way out... Keep it up boys!
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Reply 41 - Posted by: john56 10/7/2020 1:51:39 PM (No. 564993)
I guess BLM balked at the sponsorship fee the NBA wanted for next season.
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Reply 42 - Posted by: Starboard_side 10/7/2020 1:51:53 PM (No. 564994)
They are already announcing the new 2021 season won't start until January or February. They're tired of competing with NFL during November and December when most of those games don't really matter much, and people aren't paying attention. Also, they are looking to only allow partial attendance, which will have impact on season ticketholders, since it's likely they can't see, or attend, a full season, thus, they should not be paying for a full season. It's likely they'll have to let some ticketholders have every-other-game, possibly. Maybe every third or fourth game even. With social distancing among those able to attend.
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Reply 43 - Posted by: YorkieMom 10/7/2020 1:56:03 PM (No. 564999)
Did they get LeBron James’ permission?
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Reply 44 - Posted by: stablemoney 10/7/2020 2:01:01 PM (No. 565001)
A graduated income tax should be passed on compensation in excess of a certain level per hour. If a player makes $10 million per year and works 1000 hours per year, that is $10,000 per hour. The rate should be 75% for all compensation over $1,000 per hour, which means graduated tax on compensation over $1 million. The tax is directed at sports figures who like socialism, so should have to pay for it.
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Reply 45 - Posted by: Omen55 10/7/2020 2:31:28 PM (No. 565039)
We'll tell you what Adam. If you & ALL the players get down on both knees in front of the TV cameras & beg US to come back after promising US that the only thing you're gonna do on court is play basketball. We will consider it. After you & the players also take a 33% pay cut & donate it to scholarships for the kids of cops killed in the line of duty just to help out. Simple terms for simple fools.
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Reply 46 - Posted by: ronniethek 10/7/2020 2:31:57 PM (No. 565040)
Too late. I have moved on from these self- entitled ignorant uneducated hypocritical pituitary cases. Take your balls and go dribble somewhere-who cares. NFL -you are next.
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Reply 47 - Posted by: Smart11344 10/7/2020 2:42:11 PM (No. 565043)
I blacked out Football and Basketball since only one color seems to matter amongst thhe thugs who play these "sports". Sports? What a joke.
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Reply 48 - Posted by: subman47 10/7/2020 3:03:47 PM (No. 565065)
The Networks run the show. And since the ratings numbers are tanking it's time to stop p*****g people off and get back to basketball. Maybe folks would feel better if these multi millionaire players would give 10% of their salaries to charities and programs to help people out. The fans might respect the players a lot more. Might be worth a try. Who wants to donate first? Crickets.
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Reply 49 - Posted by: doctorfixit 10/7/2020 3:09:18 PM (No. 565072)
Nope. Boycott professional sports. Boycott their advertisers. Dump your Budweiser down the sink.
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Reply 50 - Posted by: JHHolliday 10/7/2020 5:22:15 PM (No. 565221)
Re #31. The Chinese and other Asians are rabid racists especially about blacks. They consider blacks as subhuman. If I were the NBA I would not put all my eggs in the China basket.
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Reply 51 - Posted by: Strike3 10/7/2020 6:02:15 PM (No. 565259)
Sadly, it's too late. I knew the backlash would hurt but didn't expect it this soon. Disrespecting the American Flag and the people who risk their lives every day to keep people safe is not a crime that can be forgiven by removing a couple of patches. The Nazi SS didn't just remove their insignia and return to mainstream society after murdering people. They paid the price. We will see to it that all BLM bootlickers pay the price.
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Posted by Dreadnought 10/11/2020 11:00:55 AM Post Reply
Senate Judiciary Committee member Chris Coons (D., Del.) on Sunday said that Republicans’ push to confirm Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett ahead of the November 3 election “constitutes court packing” and called the judge’s views “not just extreme,” but “disqualifying.” 8 Coons’s comments came during an appearance on Chris Wallace’s “Fox News Sunday,” in which he defended Democrats’ calls to add additional seats to the Supreme Court in retaliation for the Senate going forward with Barrett’s confirmation hearings only weeks before the election. “I’m going to be laying out the ways
The latest revelations show
Team Obama invented the
whole RussiaGate scandal
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Posted by MissMolly 10/11/2020 4:25:46 AM Post Reply
In mid-2016, the FBI got word that Russian intelligence believed Hillary Clinton’s campaign was planning to frame Donald Trump as colluding with Russia’s Vladimir Putin to hack her computers. Yet somehow, the crack agents never connected the dots when handed the Steele “dossier” commissioned and paid for by the Clinton campaign that claimed Trump was colluding with Putin. Instead, the Justice Department used that dossier as a pretext to spy on at least Trump aide Carter Page as it investigated the clearly spurious charges. Justice also distorted the facts about Page’s past relations with the CIA
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