Other shoe certain to drop in hoop harassment cases

New York
 
As of today, the moment I’m sending this baby to bed, not a single NBA owner, executive, coach, player, or anyone affiliated with the league’s TV partners, past and present, has been accused of sexual transgression, assault, or harassment.
 
Is it humanely possible basketball people exercise more social skills than politicians, comedians, journalists, stock brokers, musical conductors, actors, producers, doctors, more politicians, religious officials, more producers, etcetera, etcetera, etcetera?
 
Don’t be ridiculous!
 
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Lack of probing into Fizdale firing very telling

New York
There is just one explanation why nobody whose duty it is to cover the NBA has bothered to confirm or deny my account concerning the sudden extraction of David Fizdale as Grizzlies head coach:
The buddy-buddy system that permeates my profession … though I suppose, a good case could be made that sheer laziness is also a fundamental factor.
On the day Fizdale and the Grizzlies ended their alliance after one season and 19 games (7-12), I revealed he’d forced management to fire him by refusing to reconcile differences with Marc Gasol.
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