NBA Owners’ Tale of Woe Doesn’t Add Up

My latest at the Washington Post.

As the NBA enters what looks to be an extended lockout, team owners want fans to believe a few things. They want us to believe that the league’s economic structure is fundamentally broken, that 22 of the league’s 30 teams are losing money, and that the league’s core economic problem is player compensation. In other words, they’re saying the players make too much money.

There is a word for what they’re doing on that last point: They’re lying.

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Housekeeping item. Haven’t posted in awhile because of a hectic schedule. Expect more updates beginning after the 4th of July holiday.

Happy 4th!