chev said:They don't care. Deep down they love this stuff. It's all about ratings. Wait until these 2 play again. RATINGS = MONEY. This is good TV! :dthumb:
chev said:Artest isn't going to sue anyone. His agent won't let him do something stupid like that. He has no grounds for it. The players association will try and get him out of the suspension but it won't happen. If Artest is smart, he'll keep his mouth shut because he's going to be shelling out money to every fan he touched in that crowd and the Oakland County Prosecuter is going to have a field day with him and O'Neal and Jackson. I don't care if he had a cup thrown at him, he crossed the line and caused a riot. Artest will lose 5 million in salary for the rest of the season plus countless amounts in lawsuits. Good job guys. This is what happens when you fill the league with thugs.
chev said:No, he's going to settle out of court so he doesn't get the bad press plus settling out of court will result in less overall lawyer fees and lawsuit amounts. Say someone's going after him for 10 bucks. They can fight over it but if he knows he'll lose in the end, just offer up 7 or 8 bucks or both parties are in court forever and the lawyer fees just keep going up. That's the way he'll save (recoup) some of that money he stands to lose.
Pigface1 said:The fan that threw the beer needs to be arrested along with everyone else that crossed the line. Artest got what he deserved too.