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Dan Gilbert responds to negotiation report

Posted on: September 15, 2011 10:32 pm
Edited on: September 15, 2011 10:34 pm
 
Posted by Royce Young

There was a report earlier Thursday that Dan Gilbert, along with Suns owner Robert Sarver, kind of sort of derailed some growing momentum in the NBA's labor strife. Well, Gilbert responded to that via Twitter. Shocking, I know.



Boy, his rants are a lot more fun when they're in a funny font.

But I have no idea what a "bloggissist" is, but it seems to me like it's a cutdown of some sort. Here's the thing with this whole labor mess: There's a lot of chatter, a lot of spin and a lot of rhetoric coming from about 25 different angles. It's hard to know what's real, what's stretching the truth and what's straight up propoganda.

Writers and "bloggissists" kind of trust readers to be able to sort through the crap and decipher what's legit and what's not. A solid report from a solid reporter like the one from ESPN LA claiming Gilbert and Sarver led the way in shooting down some momentum is believable. Was it likely sourced from a certain side of the aisle? Yeah, most likely. But I doubt it's complete fiction.

Besides, here's what's sad and pathetic: That the NBA is actually in jeopardy of missing games. Try as you might Dan, but you can't dupe NBA fans into believing that whatever battle you're fighting is worth losing games.
Comments

Since: Nov 6, 2007
Posted on: September 18, 2011 9:29 pm
 

Dan Gilbert responds to negotiation report

Cleveland still likes you Danny!!!  Keep fighting the good fight and don't be afraid to speak out when you feel you should.

 

Free agency is the real problem in pro sports.  It's all gone down hill for us fans since Nolan Ryan signed the first million dollar deal.





Since: Sep 13, 2011
Posted on: September 16, 2011 3:31 pm
 

Dan Gilbert responds to negotiation report

F You Dan!!!!! I hate you.



Since: Mar 25, 2011
Posted on: September 16, 2011 2:57 pm
 

Dan Gilbert responds to negotiation report

Love your post irishlad185, dare to dream.



Since: Nov 1, 2009
Posted on: September 16, 2011 11:07 am
 

Dan Gilbert responds to negotiation report

Player salaries should all be cut in half and ticket prices cut by 60%.  Both the owners and players get less and the fans get cheaper tickets.  The arenas will be full and fun had be all.




Since: Dec 9, 2010
Posted on: September 16, 2011 10:33 am
 

Dan Gilbert responds to negotiation report

Dan,

Just agree to the terms.  The players have layed their hand on the table and to be honest, this has gone on long enough.  So you lost James before last season... but now you have the 1st draft to work with, isn't that exciting enough?  To me these labor disputes is what is pathetic.... but when players present a fair proposal that's coming to meet owners half way, now it's the owners part to meet them half way... btw, what is David Stern doing about this mess?  He should be over-ruling the lackluster effort of certain owners and forcing league action to begin.  This is just childish at this point. 



Since: Feb 15, 2008
Posted on: September 16, 2011 6:42 am
 

Dan Gilbert responds to negotiation report

 Yeah Dan. It's fun when the "bloggists" do the same thing to LeBron James....but when it's you it's sad and pathetic. LeBron gets justified for leaving just a little more and more each day. The players hate you, the owners hate you.......'nuff said.



Since: Mar 25, 2008
Posted on: September 16, 2011 2:14 am
 

Dan Gilbert responds to negotiation report

Dan Gilbert is the new star of the NBA.Unfortunately what he is known for now is just plain silly.


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