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    why does EVERYONE seem to hate stern?

    I don't follow NBA except for the playoffs and draft day (if there is a cyclone to be drafted).

    just curious. last night was funny watching him get booed EVERY time he spoke. what did he do that was so bad?



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    Re: why does EVERYONE seem to hate stern?

    Quote Originally Posted by theyork View Post
    I don't follow NBA except for the playoffs and draft day (if there is a cyclone to be drafted).

    just curious. last night was funny watching him get booed EVERY time he spoke. what did he do that was so bad?
    Rome fans?

    Lots of conspiracy theorists say he rigs the draft...


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    Re: why does EVERYONE seem to hate stern?

    Same thing happens to Roger Goodell during the NFL draft. Its just simply what happens to commissioners it seems.



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    Re: why does EVERYONE seem to hate stern?

    Quote Originally Posted by theyork View Post
    I don't follow NBA except for the playoffs and draft day (if there is a cyclone to be drafted).

    just curious. last night was funny watching him get booed EVERY time he spoke. what did he do that was so bad?

    Being commissioner won't make anyone popular. It comes with the job and the paycheck.

    But, the booing is just a game at the draft. Stern eggs it on. Then people cheer the deputy commissioner who does the second round. It's a bad cop-good cop schtick.



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    Re: why does EVERYONE seem to hate stern?

    He is "the man." Everyone is to hate "the man."



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    Re: why does EVERYONE seem to hate stern?

    The lockout was the biggest reason for Both Stern and Goodell being booed this year.


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    Re: why does EVERYONE seem to hate stern?

    I was saying Boo-urns.



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    Re: why does EVERYONE seem to hate stern?

    Quote Originally Posted by weR138 View Post
    Rome fans?

    Lots of conspiracy theorists say he rigs the draft...
    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KmD-j0MJRsM]David Stern Asks Jim Rome if 'He Beats his wife' (audio) - YouTube[/ame]



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    Re: why does EVERYONE seem to hate stern?

    Stern always has a smug look to him.



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    Re: why does EVERYONE seem to hate stern?

    Thought this was about Howard. just don't find him funny


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    Re: why does EVERYONE seem to hate stern?

    He's a lawyer.



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    Re: why does EVERYONE seem to hate stern?

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneYoda View Post
    Stern always has a smug look to him.

    He makes upwards of $20 million a year. He probably is smug.

    I know some very smug ******** who don't make 1 percent of that.



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    Re: why does EVERYONE seem to hate stern?

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    He's a lawyer.
    Yeah, I was going to say that.

    I also think there needs to be a limit on commissioner terms. Selig, Stern, and Bettman, all need to be replaced. Each one of those guys have been doing it for 20ish years, it's time for some new blood.



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    Re: why does EVERYONE seem to hate stern?

    Quote Originally Posted by JP4CY View Post
    Yeah, I was going to say that.

    I also think there needs to be a limit on commissioner terms. Selig, Stern, and Bettman, all need to be replaced. Each one of those guys have been doing it for 20ish years, it's time for some new blood.
    Even with the lockout the NBA has been doing great under Stern. The NBA is probably at it's highest popularity level since Jordan.



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    Re: why does EVERYONE seem to hate stern?

    Quote Originally Posted by cy4prez7 View Post
    The lockout was the biggest reason for Both Stern and Goodell being booed this year.
    Wrong, they do it every year, doesnt matter who it is. They boo the commish and cheer the 2nd guy. Its a game.

    Stern loves it and loves to mess with people. He is actually a funny guy.



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