Tales of a League Where Amazing Happened and of a Man Named Stern

Josep Vernet-RieraCorrespondent IMay 12, 2009

OKLAHOMA CITY - OCTOBER 29:  NBA Commissioner David Stern (C) talks with referees before the Milwaukee Bucks play the Oklahoma City Thunder at the Ford Center on October 29, 2008 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.   (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Welcome to the NBA, where now fixed matches happen.

My Austrian biology teacher wisely says: "One time is all right, but two times is one time too many."

This is one of the nicest things that I've ever heard in the corridors of the German School of Oporto.

Well then, Mr. Stern. How bad is many times?

The NBA has fixed everything that can be fixed. They've even fixed the first draft!

This year the dark rule also attacked the playoffs. Dallas got literally robbed after the refs made some crucial mistakes that lead to a Denver win.

Hey, when you have Melo on the other side it really makes you wonder, how wouldn't the League protect one of their young talented players?

These things are tearing the credibility of the sport apart.

How can I accept Lebron James as the new "King" when he's playing in a League that even fixes matches, so that the star players can always win?

Now you'll tell me—oh, but the league did not help the Mavs against Golden State.

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Of course not, who's their number one star? Dirk Nowitzki—a foreigner. That year people wanted the Cinderella story.

The Lakers were on their way to a title in 2000. Nevertheless, they had to beat the Kings to go through.

Don't worry Kobe and Shaq, Uncle Stern is here to save your sorry arses!

Shaq got to take free throws with his feet clearly over the line!

Offensive fouls were non-existent, heck, even defensive fouls were a mirage!

Rick Adelman and Vlad Divac could not believe but everybody was seeing what was happening!

The NBA fixed the match!

How can I accept Kobe when he's been carried to a title?

When the Cavs got through Detroit, Big Ben started shouting that the game was fixed!

I'll agree with him.

The League wanted to see Lebron in the finals, and there you have it—Lebron got to the finals!

The referee scandal with Donaghy is just a small peak into the League's modus operandi.

Hell, even the Slam Dunk contest got manipulated!

Who thinks that Rudy deserved a next round spot?

The media were stunned by the jury! Thank you Mr. Stern for fixing the Slam Dunk Contest!

Even the All-Star was fixed: Shaq and Kobe win the MVP?!

Please, don't throw even more sand to my eyes!

One thing is true, the NBA will not grow with this kind of attitude! Stern only speaks profit and gain...not sports and fair matches!

Mr. Stern, please leave your job.

You've turned the NBA into the League where amazing once happened!

Thanks for ruining it for everybody else!


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