TITLE

NBA needs more than T-shirts to win back fans

AUTHOR(S)
Looney, Douglas S.
PUB. DATE
February 1999
SOURCE
Christian Science Monitor;2/12/99, Vol. 91 Issue 54, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on United States sports fans and the National Basketball Association (NBA). Efforts of the NBA to win back fans after the owner lockout that delayed the start of the 1999 basketball season; Fans' lack of interest in player salary issues; How the Charlotte Hornets team gave out T-shirt, a compact disc, and a coupon for reduced price meals at Bojangles restaurants; Suggestion for players to play well and respect fans; The incident of Charles Barkley screaming obscenities at the fans.
ACCESSION #
1528878

 

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