NBA Wants DLeague Team For Harlem

FINALLY! NEW YORK CITY TO GET A PRO BASKETBALL TEAM: The NEW YORK TIMES reports NBA Commissioner David Stern wants to bring professional basketball to New York, so he’s considering placing a NBA Development League team in Harlem.

Harlem Globetrotters

Stern: “Harlem represents a basketball tradition that for decades and decades and decades has given the NBA so many players.”Yes, it is an intriguing consideration, and seems to be a great idea all around. Except, as Stern points out, “The Knicks are all over the idea. It’s a great cultural tie-in.

Harlem YMCA

Cultural tie-in? If that’s the case with Isiah Thomas, then someone ought to considering breaking the tie.