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Boston-Born
01-19-2010, 09:59 PM
I made a couple of calls to make sure this isn't some sort of prank, and sadly, it's indeed legit. A former pro wrestling promoter is starting an all-Caucasian pro basketball league which hopes to start in June in 12 cities, among them Augusta, Ga. The All-American Basketball Alliance announced its plans in a news release Sunday evening, hours before Martin Luther King Day. Excerpt: "Only players that are natural born United States citizens with both parents of Caucasian race are eligible to play in the league."

OK global warming, we're pretty much done here. We thought we were making progress, but you can go ahead and cook us up. Just try and spare the dolphins; they're smart.

Meet Don "Moose" Lewis, the commissioner of the AABA who incredibly, somehow did not acquire the nickname "Bubba" or "Skeeter." He told the Augusta Chronicle that the reasoning behind the league's roster restrictions is not racism.

"There's nothing hatred about what we're doing," Lewis said. "I don't hate anyone of color. But people of white, American-born citizens are in the minority now. Here's a league for white players to play fundamental basketball, which they like."
Lewis said he wants to emphasize fundamental basketball instead of "street-ball" played by "people of color." He pointed out recent incidents in the NBA, including Gilbert Arenas' indefinite suspension after bringing guns into the Washington Wizards locker room, as examples of fans' dissatisfaction with the way current professional sports are run.
"Would you want to go to the game and worry about a player flipping you off or attacking you in the stands or grabbing their crotch?" he said. "That's the culture today, and in a free country we should have the right to move ourselves in a better direction."
I called the Augusta Chronicle to make sure this was real, and indeed, a nice fellow in the sports department confirmed it. He also assured me that the league will probably never get off the ground.

But believe it or not, the Chronicle got a few emails supporting the league. It's my understanding that those emailers may have had relatives who were shot with arrows by Burt Reynolds during a canoe trip, and are still a little angry. But I could be wrong.


http://outofbounds.nbcsports.com/2010/01/post-133.html.php

arkanian215
01-19-2010, 10:01 PM
cool. sign me up.

Mane
01-19-2010, 10:01 PM
I'm in.

Aka this is ****ing ********.

ULT WARRIOR408
01-19-2010, 10:05 PM
Lol!!!!!!

It'll be just like the 50's.If this league was gonna go through with this then they'd have to have mostly European players as opposed to white american players.Lets face it those are the better of two & this league would be successful by doing so.

asandhu23
01-19-2010, 10:05 PM
may be Ricky Rubio would go there.

Vinny642
01-19-2010, 10:05 PM
This is gonna be sad, Im white and if this goes down then I do not respect this man at all.

NetsPaint
01-19-2010, 10:06 PM
Could I, a white man, attend a black college?

It might be my only chance at a black girl.

theuuord
01-19-2010, 10:07 PM
may be Ricky Rubio would go there.

Nope, read the article again. Have to be a natural born citizen of 100% caucasian descent.

Leaves me out!

unwantedplayer
01-19-2010, 10:07 PM
scal for mvp

ManRam
01-19-2010, 10:07 PM
There was a report on Outside The Lines a few weeks back talking about how few white Americans there are in the league. Something like 2 of the top 50 scorers are white Americans (might have been last year). There really is a huge gap in talent. David Lee, Love, Murphy, Kaman, Redick, Hinrich, Dunleavy, Miller (both) then it falls off real fast. Not really very impressive.

I do think it is an absolutely terrible idea.

YoSixers
01-19-2010, 10:07 PM
I am interested in joining.

ULT WARRIOR408
01-19-2010, 10:09 PM
may be Ricky Rubio would go there.

That would be some funnyass ****!!!!!!!!!!!!!:laugh2:

asandhu23
01-19-2010, 10:11 PM
Nope, read the article again. Have to be a natural born citizen of 100% caucasian descent.

Leaves me out!

lol. how many white people are actually 100 percent caucasian considering we all came from mama africa.

theuuord
01-19-2010, 10:12 PM
lol. how many white people are actually 100 percent caucasian considering we all came from mama africa.

yeah, I wonder how far back your lineage has to go. Considering that white people didn't rape and pillage this place until the 1600s.

ULT WARRIOR408
01-19-2010, 10:15 PM
lol. how many white people are actually 100 percent caucasian considering we all came from mama africa.

Preach on bruh plus almost every caucasian I know has some kind of Indian or some say they have an abundance tribes in them.So what would be pure White to the average so called White man?

TheGunnar7
01-19-2010, 10:16 PM
don't know the intentions of this guy, but i'd be willing to bet this league would have a better shooting percentage than the nba(taking dunking out of the equation of course).

asandhu23
01-19-2010, 10:19 PM
don't know the intentions of this guy, but i'd be willing to bet this league would have a better shooting percentage than the nba(taking dunking out of the equation of course).

This is all you need to know. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UDyBSTQDwH8

ULT WARRIOR408
01-19-2010, 10:19 PM
don't know the intentions of this guy, but i'd be willing to bet this league would have a better shooting percentage than the nba(taking dunking out of the equation of course).

Yeah because we all know white men cant jump.lol:laugh2:

Johann
01-19-2010, 10:20 PM
I'm in.

Ill be the center at 5'11" :D
2nd tallest player in league history

ULT WARRIOR408
01-19-2010, 10:23 PM
I'm in.

Ill be the center at 5'11" :D
2nd tallest player in league history

Naw ,you would not be anywhere near the tallest in the league.You white folks are tall.

theuuord
01-19-2010, 10:24 PM
White people have always raped and pillaged Africa. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_slavery

well yeah, obviously. by "this place" i meant the USA.

what54!?
01-19-2010, 10:25 PM
and that would be the most boring *** leauge ever

mser58
01-19-2010, 10:26 PM
white people should be offended that we need this...

i still would like to see it because it would be hilarious

asandhu23
01-19-2010, 10:29 PM
and that would be the most boring *** leauge ever

Nah you still have Chinese Basketball Association.

homestarunner93
01-19-2010, 10:31 PM
Interesting idea. I think its outdated and in bad taste, but I wonder if you guys would be in such an uproar if it were an all-black league? I think that the person is creating this more or less to point out the double standard in today's society.

Storch
01-19-2010, 10:32 PM
define a "white" player

goose15
01-19-2010, 10:32 PM
This is all you need to know. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UDyBSTQDwH8

Love that Chambers jam

dbow1920
01-19-2010, 10:32 PM
and that would be the most boring *** leauge ever

It would be like the WNBA...all fundamentals, no flash

They should make a league where every team is filled with people who are the same...Like an all white team, all black team, all asian team, all midget team, all indian team, all chick team, all 60+ team, all tall team etc...Id watch the **** out of that

D1JM
01-19-2010, 10:32 PM
Is rush limbaugh buying a team, or be a gm of a team, or running for commisioner or all of the above? I wonder

Johann
01-19-2010, 10:33 PM
Naw ,you would not be anywhere near the tallest in the league.You white folks are tall.

nah man, we all know that a pure 100% caucasian is either a midget, or a chef.

So at 5'11", im a pretty multi-talented chef

...or a giant midget

ManRam
01-19-2010, 10:34 PM
define a "white" player

Read the article. It defines it pretty clearly.

Knowledge
01-19-2010, 10:37 PM
So he wants to have a 3pt contest?

















jking :p

ULT WARRIOR408
01-19-2010, 10:39 PM
nah man, we all know that a pure 100% caucasian is either a midget, or a chef.

So at 5'11", im a pretty multi-talented chef

...or a giant midget

Naw bruh I've been around white folks of all kind ya'll are some ogres.

BoognishMN
01-19-2010, 10:42 PM
What a bunch of BS. I do find it interesting that there are so few "white" "american" players in the NBA. There are pleanty of european's/canadian in the league who are top 50 guys, and while not dominant since the early 60's, up until a decade or so ago you had players like, Mullin, Bird, Mchale, etc. My guess is the best "white athletes " are simply playing other sports. Hockey, Baseball, Soccer, Football.

Johann
01-19-2010, 10:42 PM
Naw bruh I've been around white folks of all kind ya'll are some ogres.

name them :cool:

DerekRE_3
01-19-2010, 10:43 PM
hahahahahahah



and wtf he tries to say hes not racist? lmao

Then the WNBA is sexist.

Avenged
01-19-2010, 10:44 PM
Team names?

Kansas City Ku Klux Klan

Houston Hillbillies

California Crackers

Wisconsin White Boys

This made me laugh. :laugh2:

Jays Claw
01-19-2010, 10:45 PM
I would rather watch the WNBA. :p

ULT WARRIOR408
01-19-2010, 10:46 PM
name them :cool:

Look theres plenty & if you don't see it then you must have Sevie Wonder vision.

Johann
01-19-2010, 10:51 PM
Look theres plenty & if you don't see it then you must have Sevie Wonder vision.

Sure, but the midgets like to call it 'Night Vision' :p

(type "do mid-" on google, and it completes it as, "Do midgets have night vision?")

TheGunnar7
01-19-2010, 10:53 PM
honestly i could care less about this whole thing. i stopped watching the nba on a regular basis since it stopped being refereed properly.( no traveling, u can't breathe on popular players, among many other things)so its been quite a while. plus we all know if this league actually happens, it won't last long

Statik1
01-19-2010, 10:54 PM
WNBA looks like they might have some real competition. lol

Trouble87
01-19-2010, 10:59 PM
lol. how many white people are actually 100 percent caucasian considering we all came from mama africa.

being white has nothing to do with coming from Africa... there are white africans

godolphins
01-19-2010, 11:02 PM
three point contest?

asandhu23
01-19-2010, 11:08 PM
being white has nothing to do with coming from Africa... there are white africans

Kid have you ever studied human migration? here this chart will help you out. The area around "Adam" is the Great Rift Valley where the oldest human bodies have been found.

http://newsimg.bbc.co.uk/media/images/41026000/gif/_41026369_genographic_map416.gif

plus you should know that white people didn't exist in Africa before the African colonization.

LanceUpperCut
01-19-2010, 11:13 PM
A lot of lay-ups and fair play.

Jack of Blades
01-19-2010, 11:15 PM
lol. how many white people are actually 100 percent caucasian considering we all came from mama africa.

:facepalm:

arkanian215
01-19-2010, 11:17 PM
A lot of lay-ups and fair play.

who said white folks play fair?;)

vash9
01-19-2010, 11:18 PM
wow.

i can picture this..

100000000000 Scalbarine's on court.

godolphins
01-19-2010, 11:19 PM
Instead of having a all white league they should have a all midget league, many people would watch that.

gattaca
01-19-2010, 11:29 PM
racist? or a compliment to black players?

In the CFL (Canadian Football League) every team must have a certain number of Canadian players and starters on each team. But that's different from this. The CFL canadian content rule is there to help football develop in Canada. this white league just seems kinda backwards

Trevor Ariza
01-19-2010, 11:33 PM
What about an all black league?

Oh wait, we already have one..

asandhu23
01-19-2010, 11:51 PM
What about an all black league?

Oh wait, we already have one..

We need a Brown league!!!

deuces
01-20-2010, 12:12 AM
finally, about time










jokes, this is pretty bad lol

philab
01-20-2010, 12:23 AM
Why would anyone watch?

I guess it's just for players, though. Bunch of *****-*** white boys scared to play real basketball.

_KB24_
01-20-2010, 12:26 AM
We need a Brown league!!!

Los Angeles Badshah's

Golden State Kuriyan :p

_KB24_
01-20-2010, 12:27 AM
Coby Karl would win league MVP...... :facepalm:

Hellcrooner
01-20-2010, 12:32 AM
there are two places where american boys can play

one is the ncaa

and if they really want to play Fundamental basketball they can come to europe.

skinsfan4life80
01-20-2010, 12:34 AM
I wonder if they will play the games on comedy central or BET

philab
01-20-2010, 12:35 AM
Too bad most white guys have worse fundamentals than black guys.

This isn't about fundamentals -- it's about fear.

EDIT: Still to Hellcrooner -- "American boys" is not the same as "White boys."

Hellcrooner
01-20-2010, 12:37 AM
^there i may disagree.

the white players that are currently on the league woudlnt be able to compete if not for their fundamentals.

the only reason guys like Dirk, or pau can have any kind of succes against athletic freaks like Garnett or Dwight is because of fundamentals.

Then of course if you add Fundamentals to that ahtleticism you got DUncan or KObe or Shaq basicallyy Basketball gods.

philab
01-20-2010, 12:41 AM
^there i may disagree.

the white players that are currently on the league woudlnt be able to compete if not for their fundamentals.

the only reason guys like Dirk, or pau can have any kind of succes against athletic freaks like Garnett or Dwight is because of fundamentals.

Then of course if you add Fundamentals to that ahtleticism you got DUncan or KObe or Shaq basicallyy Basketball gods.

Dirk and Pau are EUROPEAN white players, first off.

Second, Dirk and Pau are two of the top 12 or so players in the league. Of course they have great fundamentals.

Third, to say that Dirk and Pau aren't "freaks" is beyond ridiculous. Do I need to cite their heights/weights and remind you of their athletic abilities?


Black American players are generally more athletic -- I don't dispute that. This has absolutely no bearing on fundamentals, though. Black American players have just as good, if not better, fundamentals than white AMERICAN players.

TheWatcher34
01-20-2010, 12:42 AM
eehmm ...dont want to have anything to do with it!!! what was the topic???

GiantMetKnick
01-20-2010, 12:43 AM
This is absurd. Is it even legal?

USMCLaker
01-20-2010, 12:51 AM
Team names?

Kansas City Ku Klux Klan

Houston Hillbillies

California Crackers

Wisconsin White Boys

:clap: Hilarious!!!

Hellcrooner
01-20-2010, 12:59 AM
i doubt is legal.

it should be you know if you want to create your club go and do it, i would never want to belong to a league tht didnt allow players from other races but well let them do what they want and lose their money i doubt they get much attendance

asandhu23
01-20-2010, 01:06 AM
Los Angeles Badshah's

Golden State Kuriyan :p

Fah Q

RaiderLakersA's
01-20-2010, 01:09 AM
Could I, a white man, attend a black college?


Yes, you can apply for and attend a historically black college...and some "Whites" do.


It might be my only chance at a black girl.

Given your approach, I doubt you'd have a chance with any woman. Even a mud duck would probably pass on you.

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tmacsc2
01-20-2010, 01:11 AM
It would be like the WNBA...all fundamentals, no flash

They should make a league where every team is filled with people who are the same...Like an all white team, all black team, all asian team, all midget team, all indian team, all chick team, all 60+ team, all tall team etc...Id watch the **** out of that

i guess the pistol had no flash :rolleyes:

RaiderLakersA's
01-20-2010, 01:11 AM
This is absurd. Is it even legal?

Some golf courses, I'm told, still discriminate against people of color. You'd be amazed what people can get away with even in 2010.

RaiderLakersA's
01-20-2010, 01:13 AM
http://outofbounds.nbcsports.com/2010/01/post-133.html.php

Didn't Rush Limbaugh want to get into sports franchise ownership not too long ago? Well here's his chance!

Hellcrooner
01-20-2010, 01:15 AM
Charlie Manson for Comish!!!

Chi_Town_Boi
01-20-2010, 01:24 AM
I enjoy the part of the interview where the guy talks about bringing the fundamentals back to basketball, and keeping "street ball" out.

hawksd911
01-20-2010, 01:28 AM
does it say what the age limit on the league? will it be like the MLB and you can go right after highschool? haha

_KB24_
01-20-2010, 01:28 AM
Fah Q

Yeah! Yeah! Representing LA, Home of the Desi Badshahs!

Wisdom Listens
01-20-2010, 02:38 AM
Maybe they could start an all-black Hockey league as well.

Raph12
01-20-2010, 02:41 AM
So is Argentina considered white?... if so they should sign me up for a max deal.

Hellcrooner
01-20-2010, 04:12 AM
^i guess they only want caucasian white americans.....

forgetting caucasus montain is in europe and is where all europeans or almost al leuropeans come from...... and that many of those went to south american and that there are a lot of american caucucasians in south america.

thedfactor
01-20-2010, 04:42 AM
:pity:

yanksrock
01-20-2010, 05:13 AM
Huh?

Bullsfan22
01-20-2010, 05:16 AM
they should let wnba players play in it, diana tarasi would rape.

bigmac8675
01-20-2010, 05:18 AM
Worst league ever! A WNBA team could beat any of those teams.

gcoll
01-20-2010, 05:20 AM
So now white guys are athletically inferior to women? Come on.

lamar2006
01-20-2010, 05:22 AM
Mark Madsen for MVP.

bigsams50
01-20-2010, 05:39 AM
No one complains about all black leagues or black colleges, but a man wants to make an all white league and all of a sudden white men are inferior to women and are racist.

JayAllDay
01-20-2010, 06:10 AM
Racist? Non-racist?
Legal? Illegal?
Good idea? Bad idea?

Who cares!

This will not make money!

Let me put it into perspective
John Concak, Paul Shirley, Jim McIllvane, Travis Knight, Will Perdue, Shaun Bradley, Eric Montross, Joe Klein would be all stars.
These guys had no business being in the NBA and whoaly f___king ****, if that does not mean ticket sales I don't know what does.

I think that wrestling promoter guy is just astonishingly dumb, not racist. If he was Racist he would have a huge problem with "white players" getting paid less than "colored players" because the "white players" weren't good enough to play with "colored players"

Nighthawk
01-20-2010, 06:22 AM
God i hope this make the airwaves. Im sooooo watching

thephoenixson28
01-20-2010, 06:24 AM
WNBA looks like they might have some real competition. lol At least the Wnba have a couple of people that can dunk

ko8e24
01-20-2010, 06:39 AM
imagine, a white Magic, a white MJ, a white Kobe, a white Shaq, a white LeBron, and a white Mike f'kn James

:speechless:



But white MJ, white Kobe and white Shaq all would have to be coached by a black version of Phil Jackson, or it else it just don't fit. And instead of calling it the triangle (since that is too general and "steetballish", they should make it more specific by calling it the Isosceles triangle)

ULT WARRIOR408
01-20-2010, 07:06 AM
being white has nothing to do with coming from Africa... there are white africans

Those so called white africans are of european decent.

skinsfan4life80
01-20-2010, 10:05 AM
No one complains about all black leagues or black colleges, but a man wants to make an all white league and all of a sudden white men are inferior to women and are racist.

I didnt know there were any leagues or colleges that only allowed blacks can you please name them.

theuuord
01-20-2010, 10:07 AM
No one complains about all black leagues or black colleges, but a man wants to make an all white league and all of a sudden white men are inferior to women and are racist.

yeah, whitey has it sooooooooo difficult in this world.

Lakerfan In NY
01-20-2010, 10:43 AM
This is SO disrespectful to every white basketball player in the WORLD. Basically your saying that they arent good enough so you have "Segregate" yourself & make a different league 4 them. I don't know what more dishearting: the fact that you don't believe in the "talent" of white basketball players? or that you still believe that the makeup of the NBA is still about race & color & not Social-economic background.

Russollini
01-20-2010, 11:04 AM
Um we are all immigrants jack***

madiaz3
01-20-2010, 11:35 AM
david lee drops out of the nba for 20 consecutive MVP years at this new league

Jack_Meoff
01-20-2010, 11:45 AM
This is hilarious, only in America can an idiot like this pull this kind of stunt and be serious... its just funny to see how ignorant some people are, and the best part is that Lewis states not to hate people of color, but is under the impression that they play "street ball"--street ball has become a subculture and they have such leagues all around the world.


Morons like G. Arenas give minority athletes a bad name, and I dont think he represents the majority of colored players.... but honestly, we need to start educating our people because the Morons that come into the public eye feeds the stereotypes... Lewis and G. Arenas have more in common then he thinks

Brew Crew
01-20-2010, 11:52 AM
If everyone is forced to wear John Stockton shorts, I'll watch just for laughs.

HoopsDrive
01-20-2010, 12:11 PM
david lee drops out of the nba for 20 consecutive MVP years at this new league

Truth be told.

DaBUU
01-20-2010, 12:51 PM
the days of passing the ball 25 times before shooting and underhand free throws are back baby! man this league is gonna be atheltic!

DaBUU
01-20-2010, 12:52 PM
david lee drops out of the nba for 20 consecutive MVP years at this new league

lmao

bigsams50
01-20-2010, 01:22 PM
yeah, whitey has it sooooooooo difficult in this world.

Yea whitey isnt racist at all

RaiderLakersA's
01-20-2010, 01:45 PM
Um we are all immigrants jack***

:clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

This one made me laugh on a rough morning. Thanks for that.

RaiderLakersA's
01-20-2010, 01:49 PM
Maybe they could start an all-black Hockey league as well.

I wonder if hockey would be viewed in the same light if there was a larger population of athletes of African descent participating. For example, fights are more or less "allowed" in hockey now. There are penalties, but for the most part you let them go at it and penalize them after the fact. Would that change if the NHL was 80% African descent? Or would they (the media) be quick to characterize it as a "thug league."

RaiderLakersA's
01-20-2010, 01:53 PM
I enjoy the part of the interview where the guy talks about bringing the fundamentals back to basketball, and keeping "street ball" out.

Yes, because when you pull up the list of all of the NBA champions of the last two or three decades or so, clearly they are all representative of "street ball" tactics of the highest order.

This is a sad joke.

DaBUU
01-20-2010, 01:57 PM
I wonder if hockey would be viewed in the same light if there was a larger population of athletes of African descent participating. For example, fights are more or less "allowed" in hockey now. There are penalties, but for the most part you let them go at it and penalize them after the fact. Would that change if the NHL was 80% African descent? Or would they (the media) be quick to characterize it as a "thug league."

there was an article in the Chi Trib yesterday about fighting in hockey. It wasnt talking about fighting in a negative way, the writer was talking about fighting in hockey as a legitimate aspect of the game. One of the top players on the Hawkes hasnt gotten into a fight yet, and the writer speculated as to why and what impact that has on the team, almost like he was being called a sissy for NOT fighting yet. Struck me really odd, and I thought the same thing to myself, when black guys fight in the NBA they're called a bunch of thugs and gangbangers, but white guys fighting in hockey is a legitimate part of the game and its a bad thing when they dont. really effed up IMO.

greg_ory_2005
01-20-2010, 02:20 PM
david lee drops out of the nba for 20 consecutive MVP years at this new league

No way. Scalabrine finally gets a chance to show off his MVP skills.

lakerboy
01-20-2010, 02:29 PM
This is hilarious, only in America can an idiot like this pull this kind of stunt and be serious... its just funny to see how ignorant some people are, and the best part is that Lewis states not to hate people of color, but is under the impression that they play "street ball"--street ball has become a subculture and they have such leagues all around the world.


Morons like G. Arenas give minority athletes a bad name, and I dont think he represents the majority of colored players.... but honestly, we need to start educating our people because the Morons that come into the public eye feeds the stereotypes... Lewis and G. Arenas have more in common then he thinks

Dude try going to Europe, it's much worse over there. You got chants of "monkeys" in soccer games, and in Milan they almost banned immigrants from riding the subway. IMO, America is the most welcoming to minorities. You should be proud of that!

DaBUU
01-20-2010, 02:43 PM
No way. Scalabrine finally gets a chance to show off his MVP skills.

Jackie Moon would be Jordanesq in this league, truth

HoopsDrive
01-20-2010, 02:58 PM
Dude try going to Europe, it's much worse over there. You got chants of "monkeys" in soccer games, and in Milan they almost banned immigrants from riding the subway. IMO, America is the most welcoming to minorities. You should be proud of that!

Well, not much worse, but definitely not better than in America in general. I'll agree that in here (America), they welcome foreigners much more openly than in other parts of the world.

BoognishMN
01-20-2010, 03:17 PM
there was an article in the Chi Trib yesterday about fighting in hockey. It wasnt talking about fighting in a negative way, the writer was talking about fighting in hockey as a legitimate aspect of the game. One of the top players on the Hawkes hasnt gotten into a fight yet, and the writer speculated as to why and what impact that has on the team, almost like he was being called a sissy for NOT fighting yet. Struck me really odd, and I thought the same thing to myself, when black guys fight in the NBA they're called a bunch of thugs and gangbangers, but white guys fighting in hockey is a legitimate part of the game and its a bad thing when they dont. really effed up IMO.

There are a couple of thoughts abou this that came to my mind. I agree that there are some racial aspects in how the NBA is perceived/ covered. I don't doubt that arguement at all. As for fighting in hockey vs fighting in basketball, there are other things to consider. One it is a much more physical game with the chance to be serious injured and killed. I know it sounds dumb, but fighting often lets off tension that could turn into a much more dangerous situation, think a slash to the head. Also it is a tradtional aspect of the game, for whatever reason it's seen as a normal part of the game. Obviously much different worlds but, think about baseball managers coming out and argueing with the umpire and kicking dirt. Could you imagine an NFL coach acting that way? Secondly the NHL gets very little mainstream respect, often the only time you hear about it is when something like Sean Avery getting his neck broke happens. In many circles the NHL is seen as not "thug" but "backwoods."

fredv
01-20-2010, 03:18 PM
Chase Budinger will be the MVP of this league. Probably the only guy that can dunk aswell in it lmao

daleja424
01-20-2010, 03:37 PM
this is racists **** right here...

the bum hole basically says I am not racist I just feel scared at NBA games with so many black people there... this is some ****ed up ****

bigsams50
01-20-2010, 03:38 PM
At least Morrison wouldnt look like a bust in that league :shrug:

BoognishMN
01-20-2010, 03:41 PM
Chase Budinger will be the MVP of this league. Probably the only guy that can dunk aswell in it lmao

K-love would average a triple double. Lets not get carried away with White guys can't dunk crap. Someone else posted it earlier, but the Tom Chambers dunk was nasty.

Hellcrooner
01-20-2010, 03:51 PM
There are racistic morons anywhere in the world.

I was denyied the keys to the W.C in a gas station in texas.

But im not going to judge all americans for the actions of a *******.

Also bout the racism in europe

1 soccer and monkey chants are a shame but it has more to do with just bashing the rival than with real racism.
Example a game between Inter MIlan and AC Milan, the same moron that makes monkey chants when ronaldinho gets the ball will shut up and cheer to death for etoo.

2 Italy unfrtunately is ruled by a racist, fascist ,classist,multibillonaire Mofo wich is doing a lot of unfortunate stuff.

HoopsDrive
01-20-2010, 03:55 PM
This is even in the Brazilian press...

It's going to spread like wildfire real soon.

Hellcrooner
01-20-2010, 03:58 PM
Well, not much worse, but definitely not better than in America in general. I'll agree that in here (America), they welcome foreigners much more openly than in other parts of the world.

i thought there was kind of a doubel standar problem in brazil bout whites and black people.

being the white the ones wiht the money and power.

in venezuela it works that way too and it sucks

HoopsDrive
01-20-2010, 04:07 PM
i thought there was kind of a doubel standar problem in brazil bout whites and black people.

being the white the ones wiht the money and power.

in venezuela it works that way too and it sucks

In terms of wealth distribution, there exists that divide. The 'favela' and political power divide helps distinguish this even further in Brazil.

philab
01-20-2010, 04:14 PM
This is hilarious, only in America can an idiot like this pull this kind of stunt and be serious... its just funny to see how ignorant some people are, and the best part is that Lewis states not to hate people of color, but is under the impression that they play "street ball"--street ball has become a subculture and they have such leagues all around the world.


Morons like G. Arenas give minority athletes a bad name, and I dont think he represents the majority of colored players.... but honestly, we need to start educating our people because the Morons that come into the public eye feeds the stereotypes... Lewis and G. Arenas have more in common then he thinks

If Arenas doesn't represent the majority, then why did you bring him up? That has nothing to do with this at all.

Also, dude, "colored" is not the preferred nomenclature. African-American, please.


I don't think we need to go that far into this. It's some bigot's stupid idea for a league to be filled with terrified white basketball players of marginal ability at best. End of story.

carson005
01-20-2010, 04:20 PM
there was an article in the Chi Trib yesterday about fighting in hockey. It wasnt talking about fighting in a negative way, the writer was talking about fighting in hockey as a legitimate aspect of the game. One of the top players on the Hawkes hasnt gotten into a fight yet, and the writer speculated as to why and what impact that has on the team, almost like he was being called a sissy for NOT fighting yet. Struck me really odd, and I thought the same thing to myself, when black guys fight in the NBA they're called a bunch of thugs and gangbangers, but white guys fighting in hockey is a legitimate part of the game and its a bad thing when they dont. really effed up IMO.

Theres no fights in basketball because they made it illegal.


In 1922, the NHL introduced Rule 56 which formally regulated fighting, or "fisticuffs" as it was called in the official NHL rulebook. Rather than ejecting players from the game, as was the practice in amateur and collegiate hockey, players would be given a five-minute major penalty. Rule 56 and its language also filtered down to the minor professional and junior leagues in North America.[8] Promoters such as Tex Rickard of Madison Square Garden, who also promoted boxing events, saw financial opportunities in hockey fights and devised marketing campaigns around the rivalries between various team enforcers

Fighting has been a part of hockey for over 100 years

Maine_Arvie89
01-20-2010, 04:21 PM
Man this thread is horrible,hilarious,racist,somehow entertaining, & should've been erased a long time ago but it's pretty funny to see what everybody thinks.

AIMelo=KillaDUO
01-20-2010, 04:22 PM
Preach on bruh plus almost every caucasian I know has some kind of Indian or some say they have an abundance tribes in them.So what would be pure White to the average so called White man?

Yeah, after the White man raped and massacred the Native Americans they adopted the Cherokee Indian Tribe as there own.

So FYI when a White person tells you he's Cherokee Indian.... He's White!

The Ooh Child
01-20-2010, 04:29 PM
Didn't the Indiana Pacers already do this?

miller74
01-20-2010, 04:32 PM
Dunking would be boring and less frequent

PhiveHole18
01-20-2010, 04:32 PM
I wonder if hockey would be viewed in the same light if there was a larger population of athletes of African descent participating. For example, fights are more or less "allowed" in hockey now. There are penalties, but for the most part you let them go at it and penalize them after the fact. Would that change if the NHL was 80% African descent? Or would they (the media) be quick to characterize it as a "thug league."

Actually...they are already incorrectly considered that in many circles. Fighting is part of the tradition of the sport. It is not "meant" to be thug. More to protect the skill players and keep teams honest. It is also used to give your team a spark. So, unless having more african-american players made the sport more mainstream, it would not make a difference.

miller74
01-20-2010, 04:32 PM
Didn't the Indiana Pacers already do this?

lol the raptors tried the same for a while

PhiveHole18
01-20-2010, 04:36 PM
there was an article in the Chi Trib yesterday about fighting in hockey. It wasnt talking about fighting in a negative way, the writer was talking about fighting in hockey as a legitimate aspect of the game. One of the top players on the Hawkes hasnt gotten into a fight yet, and the writer speculated as to why and what impact that has on the team, almost like he was being called a sissy for NOT fighting yet. Struck me really odd, and I thought the same thing to myself, when black guys fight in the NBA they're called a bunch of thugs and gangbangers, but white guys fighting in hockey is a legitimate part of the game and its a bad thing when they dont. really effed up IMO.

Again, it is part of the tradition of the sport. Not so in basketball.

BlinkManJan02
01-20-2010, 04:40 PM
This guy is a complete dumbass, what a ridiculous idea.

PhiveHole18
01-20-2010, 04:41 PM
It's pretty funny that there are so many on here calling it racist, yet you follow your argument with racist comments about white people. Stay Classy.

miikex1
01-20-2010, 04:47 PM
No one complains about all black leagues or black colleges, but a man wants to make an all white league and all of a sudden white men are inferior to women and are racist.

X2

i really like this idea. in general black people are more physically gifted than white people. why shouldn't there be a league so that white people have an equal chance to succeed in this sport. the nfl has the rooney rule for black coaches to apply for positions. white people should have a rule like that in the NBA. something like every team must start one white person. then this league would not need to be thought up.....

ko8e24bryant
01-20-2010, 04:54 PM
this is stupid
I thought we were
over the whole racist thing
I just c bigger problems down the road
if this thing goes down...

Sad

Tony_Starks
01-20-2010, 04:56 PM
X2

i really like this idea. in general black people are more physically gifted than white people. why shouldn't there be a league so that white people have an equal chance to succeed in this sport. the nfl has the rooney rule for black coaches to apply for positions. white people should have a rule like that in the NBA. something like every team must start one white person. then this league would not need to be thought up.....



So basically a white sports version of affirmative action? Wow.....

Hellcrooner
01-20-2010, 04:58 PM
X2

i really like this idea. in general black people are more physically gifted than white people. why shouldn't there be a league so that white people have an equal chance to succeed in this sport. the nfl has the rooney rule for black coaches to apply for positions. white people should have a rule like that in the NBA. something like every team must start one white person. then this league would not need to be thought up.....


im absolutley against that and against reserving places for any kind of minorys.

the nba is for the best regardless of coulour so only the best shoudl be in it
and only the best 5 in each team shold start no matter what their colour is.

and this ill applay to anything in live.

i there are 50 people applying to be firemen and only 10 spots to be covered i want the BEST 10 men to get thejob

i want to be sure if my home is on fire only the best of the best is going to my rescue and i dont care if thats 10 blakcs or 10 whites ten Hindus or 10 chinesse.

i just wat the BEST to get the job

i wodulnt want my home to be lost in the fire beause ther had to be 2 whites, 2 asians, 2 blacks, 1 hindus 1 blind person and 2 women because law asked fo it and 8 people that sholdve been there werent.

miikex1
01-20-2010, 05:00 PM
So basically a white sports version of affirmative action? Wow.....

yea whats wrong with that? it has done a lot of good things for black people. it needs to go both ways.

cmellofan15
01-20-2010, 05:10 PM
I am for this league 100%.

First off it won't affect many teams and the teams it will affect won't be much worse (with the exception of the Pacers). Secondly it gives the few natural "Caucasian" players out there the chance to be defamed and forgotten. And thirdly it gives the great college players (JJ Reddick, Psycho T, Laettner, type of guys) a chance to be even better at a professional level.

miikex1
01-20-2010, 05:11 PM
im absolutley against that and against reserving places for any kind of minorys.

the nba is for the best regardless of coulour so only the best shoudl be in it
and only the best 5 in each team shold start no matter what their colour is.

and this ill applay to anything in live.

i there are 50 people applying to be firemen and only 10 spots to be covered i want the BEST 10 men to get thejob

i want to be sure if my home is on fire only the best of the best is going to my rescue and i dont care if thats 10 blakcs or 10 whites ten Hindus or 10 chinesse.

i just wat the BEST to get the job

i wodulnt want my home to be lost in the fire beause ther had to be 2 whites, 2 asians, 2 blacks, 1 hindus 1 blind person and 2 women because law asked fo it and 8 people that sholdve been there werent.


yea i agree with you 100 percent. then lets take away affirmative action in college acceptance and also make these athletes in college earn the right to play by getting good grades and majoring in something useful instead of taking up a much more deserving kids spot. I have a black friend who got a full ride to uconn just because he was black. I got better grades than him and was not even accepted. things like this create racism more than anything...

Lil Rhody
01-20-2010, 05:35 PM
Holy **** I got a chance to play now

RaptorizedKevin
01-20-2010, 05:51 PM
wow peopel are crazy. why does race matter? IT DOESNT. UR GAME MATTERS. NOT UR RACE. :facepalm: wats wronge wiht this world >_>

TEXASTITAN
01-20-2010, 06:25 PM
Hey he's got a point whites are in the minority in the NBA so why shouldn't this be a viable option? So what it's ok for blacks,mexicans or any other minority to have special things and special privilages but heaven forbid somebody ambitious try something innovative and not catch **** about it. And to the dude who said we all came from mama africa you are reaching with that **** and way off base i myself am 100% white with no ties to ''mama africa'' as you referred to it.

Hellcrooner
01-20-2010, 06:34 PM
^but you surely have european ties.?

Clutch6
01-20-2010, 06:52 PM
Iam gonna try out, make some sweet cash

ldc62
01-20-2010, 06:59 PM
How can you say all that stuff and believe that you're not a racist?


Lewis said he wants to emphasize fundamental basketball instead of "street-ball" played by "people of color." He pointed out recent incidents in the NBA, including Gilbert Arenas' indefinite suspension after bringing guns into the Washington Wizards locker room, as examples of fans' dissatisfaction with the way current professional sports are run.


"Would you want to go to the game and worry about a player flipping you off or attacking you in the stands or grabbing their crotch?" he said. "That's the culture today, and in a free country we should have the right to move ourselves in a better direction."

No hatred huh?

ldc62
01-20-2010, 07:01 PM
According to Yahoo, the city of Georgia rejected this proposal.

Mrphilly
01-20-2010, 07:29 PM
Damn this is so dumb. I don't care that he wants a all white league, but his reasons are racist and ignorant.

First off, he wants this league to have fundementals and not "street ball". What an A-hole. As if black players don't have fundementals or white players don't have any flash to their game.

I guess mike miller and Jason williams wouldn't be allowed in the league for fear of a behind the back pass.

He implies that the all white league would be safer!!! As if the NBA is dangerous for the players and fans.

If I was white I would offended by this idea.

philab
01-20-2010, 07:42 PM
Hey he's got a point whites are in the minority in the NBA so why shouldn't this be a viable option? So what it's ok for blacks,mexicans or any other minority to have special things and special privilages but heaven forbid somebody ambitious try something innovative and not catch **** about it. And to the dude who said we all came from mama africa you are reaching with that **** and way off base i myself am 100% white with no ties to ''mama africa'' as you referred to it.

Then you aren't human. Per modern science, humans originated in "Mama Africa."

Read:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Out_of_Africa_theory

PurpleJesus
01-20-2010, 07:42 PM
mark madsen's gonna come back, sweet

kjoke
01-20-2010, 07:45 PM
Then you aren't human. Per modern science, humans originated in "Mama Africa."

Read:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Out_of_Africa_theory

well for one that, its a theory and two, its not like we were "as human " as we are now

Bishnoff
01-20-2010, 07:45 PM
I'm white and think that this is an absolute joke. Way to regress 50 years. The league will be boring and won't last long anyway.

philab
01-20-2010, 08:03 PM
well for one that, its a theory and two, its not like we were "as human " as we are now

Apparently you didn't read.


In paleoanthropology, the recent African origin of modern humans is the mainstream model describing the origin and early dispersal of anatomically modern humans, Homo sapiens sapiens.

We were "as human" as we are now.

And a theory is about as far as science can go here. Don't confuse "theory" with "hypothesis." A scientific theory is tested ad nauseam. Calling something a "theory" (in scientific lingo) actually implies that it is relatively impenetrable.

AntiG
01-20-2010, 08:15 PM
scal for mvp

Scal is wayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy too street for that stupid league. He's the most gangster baller in the NBA.

DRE'-MAC
01-20-2010, 08:20 PM
imagine this team
C: Chris Kaman/Troy Muprhy/Brad Miller
PF: David Lee/Kevin Love/Nick Collison
SF: Mike Dunleavy/Mike Miller/Wally Szczerbiak
SG: Kirk Hinrich/JJ Reddick/Brent Barry
PG: Jason Williams/Steve Blake/Luke Ridnour

masalex1205
01-20-2010, 08:27 PM
haha awesome

Netslunatic76
01-20-2010, 08:43 PM
yea i agree with you 100 percent. then lets take away affirmative action in college acceptance and also make these athletes in college earn the right to play by getting good grades and majoring in something useful instead of taking up a much more deserving kids spot. I have a black friend who got a full ride to uconn just because he was black. I got better grades than him and was not even accepted. things like this create racism more than anything...

Yeah, you're right because affirmative action wasn't created because minorities weren't getting jobs are accepted into colleges based on their skin color even if they did happen to be more qualified than a white person. :rolleyes: It's 2010 and a lot has changed, but there are a lot of people like this guy out there who exist which is why affirmative action still exists.

Netslunatic76
01-20-2010, 08:47 PM
No one complains about all black leagues or black colleges, but a man wants to make an all white league and all of a sudden white men are inferior to women and are racist.

What are all black leagues and colleges are you talking about? Do you mean the negro baseball league? Or colleges like Howard, Morehouse, etc? Because as far as I know these things were created because black people weren't allowed to play sports or go to school with white people.

Netslunatic76
01-20-2010, 08:49 PM
it's pretty funny that there are so many on here calling it racist, yet you follow your argument with racist comments about white people. Stay classy.

+1

goku
01-20-2010, 09:07 PM
this man is obviously racist this **** wont happen ..fundamentals instead of streetball smh

miikex1
01-20-2010, 09:09 PM
Yeah, you're right because affirmative action wasn't created because minorities weren't getting jobs are accepted into colleges based on their skin color even if they did happen to be more qualified than a white person. :rolleyes: It's 2010 and a lot has changed, but there are a lot of people like this guy out there who exist which is why affirmative action still exists.

no kidding affermative action was needed 20 years ago. but when a black person can reach the highest level of authority as president of the united states i believe it is no longer needed. if there is going to be affirmative action it needs to be both ways. however i do believe the most qulified person should get the job or get into college and that is not the case (especially for college). so if you want to complain about this league than also complain about things along this line in general. i hate arguments about race. we are all american. i love everybody in this country and everything about this country.

BoognishMN
01-20-2010, 09:28 PM
I cannot belive this thread has gotten this far without being closed.

Wilson
01-20-2010, 09:39 PM
I cannot belive this thread has gotten this far without being closed.

It's a news article which is why the thread wasn't immediately closed. But rest assured I am keeping an eye on this thread, and ask that people are careful with their remarks and don't get off topic. On that note, please leave the discussions about Africa for another day, it is not needed here.

Lakerfan In NY
01-20-2010, 09:40 PM
I told my best friend (whose white)about this & he summed this up great: He said "You think that any player white, black, red, blue, green etc, w/ any competive fire in them would want to go to a league, that they know only exist b/c everyone thinks they can't play w/ the better players. Who they gonna get that's worth watching?"

No D. Lee, or scalbaine or anyone b/c they believe they belong even if everyone doesn't.

fairandbalanced
01-20-2010, 10:03 PM
What are all black leagues and colleges are you talking about? Do you mean the negro baseball league? Or colleges like Howard, Morehouse, etc? Because as far as I know these things were created because black people weren't allowed to play sports or go to school with white people.

They're called "historical" black colleges, created because blacks were not accepted into white schools....a White dude won top honors @ Morehouse this past semester, whites are allowed into all black colleges...White folks need to stop making excuses to be ignorant and then try and pass it off as "conservative"

JasonJohnHorn
01-20-2010, 10:25 PM
This guy might make a great general manager for the Pacers!
And while we are on the subject:
All White Team NBA:
PG: Steve Nash
SG: Manu Ginobili
SF: Mike Dunleavy Jr.
PF: Dirk Nowitzki
C: Brad Miller

Bench: Jeff Foster, Troy Murphy, Tyler Hansborough, Jason Williams, Beno Udrich, Luke Rindour, Mike Miller.

This team would be destroyed in the palyoffs.

cmellofan15
01-20-2010, 10:57 PM
This guy might make a great general manager for the Pacers!
And while we are on the subject:
All White Team NBA:
PG: Steve Nash
SG: Manu Ginobili
SF: Mike Dunleavy Jr.
PF: Dirk Nowitzki
C: Brad Miller

Bench: Jeff Foster, Troy Murphy, Tyler Hansborough, Jason Williams, Beno Udrich, Luke Rindour, Mike Miller.

This team would be destroyed in the palyoffs.

they couldn't be in the league if you read the article you'd see.

If this happens I think they have to lower the rim to 8 ft

Hellcrooner
01-20-2010, 10:59 PM
^i guess you left all the spaniards and almost all argentinians and bogut or peha out for wich reason exactly?

ohyea because nash + dirk and PAU adding Calderon , rudy, Marc , bogut, peja etc from the bench woudlnt get owned in playoffs?

Nighthawk
01-21-2010, 12:29 AM
Is this league starting anytime soon?? I already cant wait. 3's all day. And then some more 3's.

BoognishMN
01-21-2010, 09:48 AM
It's a news article which is why the thread wasn't immediately closed. But rest assured I am keeping an eye on this thread, and ask that people are careful with their remarks and don't get off topic. On that note, please leave the discussions about Africa for another day, it is not needed here.

I know it's a legitimate news story and that's why there is a thread. I was surprised that there was a somewhat civil discussion on the subject without people forcing you to close it because they were ignorant.

HoopsDrive
01-21-2010, 11:12 AM
All-Caucasian First Team

PG-Chris Quinn
SG-JJ Reddick
SF-Brian Scalabrine
PF-Troy Murphy
C-David Lee

Caucasian 6th man of the year
Kirk Hinrich... yeah, he's still a 6th man, even there

Caucasian MVP of the year
Chris Quinn, unanimous