Tuesday, December 12

Meet the New Ball. Same as the Old Ball.

A detail of the new Official NBA Spalding Basketball. The National Basketball Association will return to using leather balls rather than the microfiber composite version that brought numerous complaints from players, ESPN reported.(AFP/Getty Images/File/Doug Pensinger)Goodbye Orange Roundie. Hello Old Brownie. (thanks to MY DAD for the tip!)
NEW YORK (AFP) - The National Basketball Association will return to using leather balls rather than the microfibre composite version that brought numerous complaints from players, NBA commissioner David Stern announced.
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"Our players' response to this particular composite ball has been consistently negative and we are acting accordingly," Stern said.

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1 comment:

ryan said...

What's the thought out there about acquiring Allen Iverson? It's doable for the Sonics, but you don't hear them mentioned as a possibility. I wonder if the front office is even interest in picking up anybody this season ...