December 5th, 2011
Ralph Nader letter to NBA CEO regarding Christmas games
By Ralph Nader
League of Fans
Dear Mr. Stern:
Later this month, NBA play will resume after a lengthy lockout and intense labor negotiations between the players and management. But why are you starting this abbreviated season with a tripleheader on Christmas Day, December 25—a religious day revered by a majority of the American people and a special time for remembrance, reflection and family get-togethers.
Obviously, most NBA players and coaches would rather be with their families on this historic, revered day for Christendom.