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12-31-2012, 01:38 PM
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Originally Posted by Kimota View Post
Well I figure someone like Ed Snyder must have a lot of pull. And I don't believe Bettman is this benevolant creature that think he must be fair to everybody, more like he answers to some powerful masters and then he follows a vision from a path that he continue on because it's his vision and doesn't want to go away from it even if it's the wrong one. Most of this Lockout is a result of the failfure of many weak markets, the markets he believes should exist while the bigger markets are losing money not playing and will gain nothing from it. They would have a case to be displeased by him and want something in return.
Bettman is a representative of the owners. He does not represent the fans or the game.

This lockout is because the owners see a better split in the NFL, NBA and MLB. They don't want to pay a higher percentage of revenues. It's not about any specific market.

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