They were richer than we were when this started and they’ll be richer than we are when it’s over.
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NBA Commissioner David Stern, right, and Deputy Commissioner Adam Silver speak to reporters. AP / Mary Altaffer
Now is the summer of our discontent?
Your ordinary June is slow enough when the NBA Finals end and you notice a silence has fallen over the land.
From September, when the NFL starts, to April, when the Final Four ends, we never have fewer than four professional leagues going, counting those purporting to be amateurs like the NCAA.
Not that we can’t handle it with umpteen cable channels, streaming video on our cells, et al.