I consider Etan Thomas highly intelligent, but did he seriously compare the NBA players' plight to the occupy wall street movement. SMH
Etan Thomas is one of the reasons why the entire system is broken and nobody feels sorry for the players. Because scrubs like him should not be making what they're making.
-If your boss came to you and said, "Listen, I know we are coming off of record overall profits as far as overall revenue and the most lucrative year in history but we have made some individual decisions that we are not happy with and we need you to take massive pay cuts. We need you to agree to construct the rules so that we can no longer make those mistakes, and we want you to make it easier for us to get rid of you if we choose." What would your reaction be? Would you say "Some money is better than no money," or would you gather the rest of your fellow employees and stand up for yourselves?
This is funny to me. What exactly have YOU, Etan Thomas done to generate the lucrative year of interest that the NBA has enjoyed in the past year. How many people come to watch Etan Thomas play. How many people even know who Etan Thomas is.
You have absolutely no reason to feel slighted Etan. Because you don't deserve the tens of millions you've made in a flawed NBA system.