” Everyone knows that if you can keep on making money, everyone’s happy. “


” Free speech is against governments, not against the NBA. So the players and coaches and indeed owners have been fined for their speech, which is costly rather than free. I sort of acknowledge that there is not free speech when you agree to work in the NBA. “


” I actually don’t hope for a legacy. I think that it impedes your ability to make the hard decisions if you sit around saying, ‘How will this affect my legacy? “


” You will ultimately be defined by the sum total of your responses to circumstances, situations and events that you probably couldn’t anticipate and indeed probably couldn’t even imagine. So just keep your eyes on the course and be ready to move in different directions depending upon the crises and opportunities with which you are faced. “


” I’m persuaded that sports is the one place where the rules are pretty well set out, where fans are equal. And if you got game or you’re a good official, you make it here, whether you’re white or you’re black. “


” You walk into the playgrounds in Shanghai and Beijing, and you see youngsters who are shorter, shaking and baking and having attitude. And Jeremy Lin is going to inspire all of them. “


” We have a broad array of teams. And if somebody asked me whether a team is a good buy, my response is, ‘You’d better hurry up, they’re going like hot cakes, and they’re going to be even more valuable when we get a system that is even more sustainable. “


” All I can say is you don’t know what’s going to be on the front page of tomorrow’s newspaper. So I take no joy in what happens to another sport, whether it’s about a perfect game or an issue of conduct. “



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Everyone knows that if you can keep on making money, everyone
Free speech is against governments, not against the NBA. So the players and coaches and indeed owners have been fined for their speech, which is costly rather than free. I sort of acknowledge that there is not free speech when you agree to work in the NBA.
I actually don
You will ultimately be defined by the sum total of your responses to circumstances, situations and events that you probably couldn
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You walk into the playgrounds in Shanghai and Beijing, and you see youngsters who are shorter, shaking and baking and having attitude. And Jeremy Lin is going to inspire all of them.
We have a broad array of teams. And if somebody asked me whether a team is a good buy, my response is,
All I can say is you don

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