NBPA In Crisis Control Mode

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NBPA president Derek Fisher has come under fire along with others during discussions between the players and owners. (credit: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

NBPA president Derek Fisher has come under fire along with others during discussions between the players and owners. (credit: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

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There have been a lot of ridiculous stories during this lockout. JaVale McGee denying a quote given to reporters with a half dozen recording devices in his face is a personal favorite. There’s Ken Berger’s 50/50 cake. We’ve had “enormous consequences,” 3 a.m. press conferences, and of course, “How u?.” 

Tuesday night saw some pretty freaking ridiculous stories. 

It started with a column from FoxSports.com’s Jason Whitlock,  who has written literally hundreds dozens four posts on the NBA lockout, asserting that Derek Fisher wanted to go 50/50 and Billy Hunter wouldn’t let him. The piece pretty much painted Fisher as a sellout over his head. Point!

Then later in the day Tuesday, Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski wrote a column painting Hunter as the destabilizing force. Woj’s assertion is that the union has lost confidence in Hunter’s leadership, and would like a vote on a 50/50 BRI-split deal brought to the union for a vote. Counter-point!

If you’re looking to read into this, you’ve got sources inside the union telling two different columnists two different things. Can you feel the stand-united-ness? 

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