Alright, so I figured I'd jump on this since this is some major talk by Kyrie. We knew earlier today he was sort of speaking up against the restart of the league in Orlando, but we're now getting details. We'll get into Kyrie's comments in a second but I do think it speaks volume that Donovan Mitchell, Carmelo and Dwight Howard all spoke up too. Yes, Melo and Dwight aren't in their prime, but Donovan Mitchell is a legit star. Him backing Kyrie here in a way is a major talking point.
Now listen, yes, social reform is NEEDED. But selfishly I'd kill to see some hoops. So we'll talk from that angle first. I don't know how this is going to play considering the NBPA passed the proposal. Michele Roberts is damn good at her job as executive director of the NBPA. That's where I don't know how the NBA can players can sit out and stuff. Sure, some may be able to. But there's going to be games.
So yeah Kyrie does bring up a valid point. He's essentially talking about talking about the supermax contract guys and really talking about multi-millionaires to millionaires, meanwhile every owner is getting off no problem at all.
Coley puts it out perfectly too.
Woj says it wasn't a singular talk. It was pretty much everything. Listen, I want to watch hoops. I want nothing more than to watch hoops. I'm dying for it. It sounds like these guys want to play (the majority at least) while working on making the world a better place. That's a win-win! Make it happen.
I'm not going to pretend to be smart enough to figure out how to make it work. Just please, give us what Coley said. Give us hoops. Let the players help change the world and keep them safe. Seems reasonable. Also let's not be afraid to talk shit about owners. They always seem to skate by while the players get all the anger.