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SBD/16/Leagues Governing Bodies
Published January 16, 1998
SI's Jackie MacMullan reports that the NBPA, having "expressed skepticism" over Commissioner David Stern's "assertion that almost one third" of the league is losing money, "plans to randomly audit five franchises" (SI, 1/19 issue)....The ABL is profiled in the N.Y. TIMES, halfway through its second year. As it prepares to play its second All-Star Game in Orlando, league officials say attendance is up 21% over last season (Jack Cavanaugh, N.Y. TIMES, 1/16).