Gumbel's Stern Words

Last week, Bryant Gumbel’s closing remarks at the end of his Emmy Award-winning HBO series,¬†Real Sports¬†sparked controversy:


“Finally, tonight, if the NBA lockout is going to be resolved any time soon, it seems likely to be done in spite of David Stern, not because of him. I say that because the NBA’s infamously egocentric commissioner seemed more hellbent recently on demeaning the players rather than his game’s labor impasse.