Real Fans Wear Bags: A Revolution Against Inept NBA Management

March 30th, 2010 by Buy The Clippers Leave a reply »
“Thank you for coming to the game, paying my salary, and watching this historically horrendous seven-win, 63-loss team I’ve helped assemble.”

That’s what Brett Yormark, the New Jersey Nets chief executive, should have said to two fans sitting courtside during the Nets’ loss to Miami on Monday night.

Hell, he should have tattooed it to his face, or at least included it in the marketing for “Free Tax Return Night”—the worst promotion giveaway in sports history.

Instead, when Nets' fans recently donned the infamous brown paper bags over their heads as an act of frustration and protest over what still has potential to be the worst season in NBA history, Yormark heatedly confronted them.

He left his plush court-side seat, walked over to likely one of his most die-hard fans, and starting publicly berating them with an intensity not shown by any Nets player since the Jason Kidd administration.

When Yormark asked Jason Lisi, the fan in question, why he was wearing the bag, Lisi responded “because the Nets are so good.”

That one-liner sent Yormark over the edg ...

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