Tuesday Oct 11 2011
Word on the street
What do you think of the first two weeks of Kings games being cancelled because of the NBA lockout?
Ernie Tenderich, Auburn Occupation: Insurance Salesmen “I think it’s B.S.; I think the NBA players act like prima donnas. I don’t think their lifestyle is restricted enough. I think it’s an overall feeling by Anglo-Americans that they don’t set a good image for our kids. Now these guys are wanting more money, so I think they owe it to the fans (to play).” Dennis Dean, Grass Valley Occupation: Carpenter “I’m not a big NBA fan. I like probably the Kings a little bit. I’m not really sure what all the negotiations are about. I hate to see it when highly paid athletes get in the way of the game.” Jennifer Russell, Auburn Occupation: Stay at home mom “I didn’t even know it was cancelled. I’m so busy with other things. My husband and kids watch football. I used to watch the Kings back when they were good. I prefer to watch my kids play sports.” Matthew Hall, Auburn Occupation: Sales Associate “I will say I don’t like it. I think a lot these players are overpaid as it is. I think they should meet with the managers and find a way to make a deal. They are not playing for themselves, they are playing for everyone. We are trying to keep the Kings as it is, so we have to raise money to get a new arena. They have to start playing for that to even initiate.”