SBD/Weekend Rap

Quick Hits....

"We’re reaching times now where consumers either cannot or will not consume three hours of any broadcast. What I’ve talked with engineers and producers about is that I could see a day where we’re packaging things in a different way" – Stars play-by-play announcer Ralph Strangis, on the changes in how audiences consume radio broadcasts (FT. WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM, 3/16).

"They look disgusting. You look like a volleyball team." – Cavaliers G Jarrett Jack, on adidas' sleeved NBA jerseys (Cleveland PLAIN DEALER, 3/16).

"I sense that when I travel around the league. Everybody’s asking me about the Knicks and hoping that they can get better, because they know it’s good for the NBA really. If New York, Chicago and (Los Angeles) have good teams, it’s good for the league. There’s more interest in the NBA" –  Basketball HOFer Walt Frazier, on the correlation between major-market teams' success and interest in the NBA (BOSTON HERALD, 3/16).

"There is so much coming at these kids. If a kid takes something he's not supposed to take or he is enticed into something, it's the colleges that are put in harm's way" – Univ. of Florida men's basketball coach Billy Donovan, on NBA Commissioner Adam Silver's desire to raise the league's minimum age to 20 years old (ORLANDO SENTINEL, 3/16).
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