David Stern Is Looking for the Wrong Things From Women’s Sports and WNBA

December 5th, 2009 by Ken Foss Leave a reply »

While I can't say I read Sports Illustrated, or browse their website very often, (unless our MMA community is being spotlighted and I missed the piece the first go-around) Ian Thomsen's piece on Sportsillustrated.cnn.com made splashes on PTI (Pardon The Interruption) today. And thus caused me to thoroughly massage my temples.


In the piece, Ian interviews NBA Commissioner David Stern about the possibility of a female player breaking into the NBA. "Sure," he said matter-of-factly. "I think that's well within the range of probability. " He later went on, I asked if we might see a woman playing NBA basketball within a decade.


"I think we might," said Stern. "I don't want to get into all kinds of arguments with players and coaches about the likelihood. But I really think it's a good possibility."

While I've spent a good portion of my time so far on this site arguing in favor of women's athletics, this is just lunacy. And I can't take it anymore.

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