Mr. Gumbel in his senior years seems to have grown some Cultural orbs. This article is not a pro worker, pro AA article but it will bring you up to speed on the battle between the workers (Players) and the no talent folks who rip off most the money that smarts skill and talent generate.
Bryant Gumbel Calls NBA Commish "Plantation Overseer"
TV talker goes racial as pro basketball talks falter
Bryant Gumbel compared NBA Commissioner David Stern to a "plantation overseer."
Gumbel ended Tuesday's edition of HBO's "Real Sports" by taking aim at Stern, who he said is to blame for the lockout that threatens the entire season. He said Stern's "disdain for the players" is "pathetic."
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"But his efforts were typical of a commissioner, who has always seemed eager to be viewed as some kind of modern plantation overseer treating NBA men as if they were his boys," Gumbel said. "It’s part of Stern’s M.O. Like his past self-serving edicts on dress code or the questioning of officials, his moves are intended to do little more than show how he’s the one keeping the hired hands in their place."