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Draymond Green rants that players are not treated well enough

Discussion in 'NBA Dish' started by Rockets4Life13, Feb 16, 2021.

  1. rockbox

    rockbox Contributing Member

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    You must work at a crappy company. My company actually cares how I'm treated because it will cost a lot of money and productivity to replace me.
     
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    He said Harden was CASTRATED. HAHAHA... He meant castigated
     
  3. wekko368

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    As long as the player continues to get paid, why wouldn't the team be able to bench him at its discretion? How could that possibly violate the contract?
     
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    Because it could effectively tank his value as a free agent especially in a contract year. What if an owner has a personal beef has a player and sits him at home for his entire contract year just so he can't get won't get a market value.
     
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    As long as the player gets paid, I see nothing wrong with this. By continuing to pay the player, the team is fulfilling its only contractual obligation. Where's the breach?
     
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    You ever heard of good faith in a contract?
     
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    If the contract includes incentive bonuses, benching for anything other than performance could be considered a breach.
     
  8. daywalker02

    daywalker02 Easter Egg Hunter - Tell me why? نحن عائلة

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    The Players association is negotiating better deals almost every year.

    Yeah, nothing is perfect for sure. But Draymond should give examples of marginal NBA players and not stars who are privileged than the rest.

    Drummond is a borderline star.

    Treat role players better first! I am all for that.

    I got no sympathy for someone frequenting strip clubs before games. Tolerance sure.
     
  9. wekko368

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    Sure, but I don't see how that's relevant for NBA player contracts. It's hard to accuse a team of failing to act in good faith when it's fulfilling its contractual obligations.
     
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    Unlikely. A team's objective isn't to help players reach their incentive bonuses which means they aren't obligated to play the players. A bonus is a bonus. Not an obligation.
     
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    I would seriously rather watch the G-League now cause I don’t have to hear all the Divas.... seriously though these players not the league give a sh!t about the fans. Without us, they wouldn’t even exist. Draymond is unwatchable to me. We are in a pandemic and all they talk about is how unfairly they’re treated and want to be forced out etc. Shame on you princess draymond.
     
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    He would help his market value by shutting his donkey mouth and do his job. No management will want a drama queen either. Look at Boogie... whole lot of talent but his mouth and attitude outshined his play. Not a person you wanna build around nor would you want him to infect your team.
     
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    Try getting treated the same way but for minimum wage, Dray. :rolleyes:
     
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    Draymond is talking about mitigating risk and he has a valid point. Good on him for speaking up for his basketball brethren.
     
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    This is absolutely beautiful by Draymond. He's 100000% correct
     
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    You must be one of those shut up and dribble people.
     
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    what the hell are you talking about. Drummond has not said a single word about anything.
     
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    A player probably agrees to incentive bonuses in a contract with the good-faith understanding that they would be given the opportunity to achieve those incentive levels. If they player is playing lower than expected, it's reasonable for the team to bench the player. But if the player is playing well enough but the team benches the player for any other reason, like avoiding paying the player the bonus, then I think it's fair game to say the team breached the contract.
     
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    haha, that actually makes more sense now.
     
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    Really quick? It's been moving down this path for 10 years. This is the Lebron banana boat friends effect on the league. Lebron's vision has always been about using the NBA as an empowerment tool. Not saying that's good or bad, it's just recognizing it for what it is. They also have the ability to feel like Hollywood stars because there's only 2-3 relevant players on each team and I would argue that the NBA has the most homogenized culture in pro sports. It's a platform for these guys to feel like superman. As long as they use it for good, I'm OK with it. When they use it for selfish reasons (e.g. they disagree with something they willfully and contractually agreed to do), we're gonna get an explosion of debate. There's a reason collective bargaining exists.

    Btw I don't want to hear anything about double standards from moving screen, throat punching, eye scratching Draymond, Bogut or Zaza.
     
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