â†µThese two players represent, along with LeBron, the best argument against any need for players to be groomed or "developed" apart from the bright lights of the NBA. They have nothing in common with college cast-offs who couldn't care less about being the next Josh Childress, or even those other teens who probably need more seasoning once they're drafted. They are the overlords. The men who, after about a year and a half in the league, prove they own us all. It's cool if, for the sake of their fellow players, they want to show their support. But the contrast between their careers, and those of anyone involved in the NBDL, almost makes a mockery of whatever goodwill they're holding. Definitely a "let them eat cake" moment.
â†µTo steal a phrase from this year's election, it's not that they don't care. It's that they just don't get it.â†µ
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