“No one at ESPN will tell us what happened. Certainly the NBA office isn’t going to tell us what happened. One of the quotes from ESPN in there – we had discussions, but couldn’t agree on a role … as is usual, that’s a bunch of BS from ESPN.
ESPN wants to pretend that their news and broadcasting organizations have some sort of inborn integrity, they don’t. They need to broadcast games and by that they will bend to a leagues wishes. But we knew this from the time ESPN took Playmakers off tv because the show hurt the NFL’s feelings.