NBA To Advertise On Jerseys
While it’s not 100% official yet, the NBA owners are meeting on April 12th and one thing they’ll be discussing is selling ad space on their uniforms. It was bad enough when we started whoring out our stadium names to corporations back in the 90′s. Your stadium name added a level of character to your team that got stripped away when greed overtook tradition.
Now, the NBA is trying to make an extra buck by slapping some advertisements on their uniforms à la Soccer and NASCAR. Come on Mark Cuban, don’t you have enough scratch already? I mean, you’re a fucking BILLIONAIRE dude AND you just won an NBA Championship. Shit, I guess greed got you where you are but where oh where will it end?
Let’s take a deep breath here and think long and hard before we shit all over a long and prestigious NBA history. Jerry West AKA The Logo would be turning in his grave if he knew that his likeness which is the NBA logo was covered by an advertisement for a shitty fried chicken joint (no offense Flav I loved your reality show wear you hooked up with that Drago dude from Rocky). Oh wait, Jerry West is still alive? Holy shit, I guess he’ll get the chance to bitch slap that smug look off Mark Cuban’s face in person.
Bottom line, you mother fuckers don’t need an extra yacht. You don’t need to build an extra bowling alley or add an extra wing to your mansion. There are people in this country who truly are in need and the only thing you’re worried about is buying a fucking helicopter. Let’s not turn NBA uniforms into NASCAR hoods. Why don’t you continue to make money the way you’ve traditionally done so, by raping people on ticket prices, beer costs, charging $20 for parking, and selling your overpriced made in Taiwan jerseys?