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    Default Stern says NBA to lay off about 80, cites economy [ESPN]

    The NBA is laying off 9 percent of its work force over worries about the U.S. economy, commissioner David Stern said.

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    Default Re: Stern says NBA to lay off about 80, cites economy [ESPN]

    I accidentally read this as "Stern says NBA to pay off about 80."

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    Default Re: Stern says NBA to lay off about 80, cites economy [ESPN]

    A billions-of-dollars business can't afford its own employees? Is the NBA really that bad off?

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    Charlotte laid off 20+ by itself. I wonder if thats included in that number? But then again, Charlotte has been hemmoraging money from the very beginning.

    Poor, Poor management along with being in a town where George Shinn burned most of the NBA's bridges down and then dynomited them for extra measure before leaving town pretty much ensures you aren't going to make money on the NBA in this city.

    At least not until management/ownership changes. The current Bob Johnson ownership is seen as bumbling idiots and not a good (Community involvement-wise)organization in the city overall......But I guess I'm getting way off topic here.....Sorry
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    Default Re: Stern says NBA to lay off about 80, cites economy [ESPN]

    80 people making 40,000 a year = 3.2 million dollars

    just get a mid level exception and you are pretty much saved.

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