Ultrarich assholes act like kings that can subject workers to whatever petty indignities and abuses they want. That’s why billionaire Warriors minority owner Mark Stevens put his hands on basketball worker Kyle Lowry.
Matthew Miranda writes about the NBA for SBNation, and teaches creative writing and English at Rochester Institute of Technology.
High Flying Bird reminds us the NBA “family” is beyond dysfunctional; it’s malevolent. And it challenges us to imagine a different sort of league.
The NBA salary cap doesn’t benefit players or the fans — it lines the pockets of billionaire team owners.
As long as no one risks the league’s power or profits, the NBA can sell politics all the way to the bank.