Bryant Gumbel Drops One Little Plantation Metaphor, And Everybody Loses Their Shit

You'll notice that Bryant Gumbel never once used the s-word in his criticism of David Stern last night. His extended analogy called the players "hired hands," which ought to put the lie to any suggestion that actual, literal slavery was being evoked. That hasn't stopped the usual backlash that comes up whenever anyone… »10/19/11 3:35pm10/19/11 3:35pm