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COVID-19: Colin Cowherd Doesn't Think NBA Season Will Continue

Colin Cowherd: “According to Woj, NBA commissioner Adam Silver is not testing asymptomatic players in the NBA because he’s worried about how the ‘imagery' looks that they are hoarding tests. Whaaat? Similarly, a report this morning says Dana White and the UFC have 1,200 corona tests, they're fighting this weekend, and they don’t care what you think. People on Twitter pray on the weak and Dana White doesn’t give a rip what you think. The sports with a backbone and good leadership – NASCAR, UFC, WWE, NFL – those are the sports that are like ‘listen, these are BILLION dollar businesses, get us tests!’… This constant imagery of Adam Silver walking on eggshells around players and owners comes off as weak. Roger Goodell has strong leadership. He got blow back on free agency and he didn’t care – it was a home run. He got blow back by NFL reporters on the Draft and he didn’t care – it was a home run. It’s called strong leadership. You gotta have a backbone during this stuff because they're shamers and heat-seeking panic missiles all over the internet. Block them, mute them, and don’t listen. We’re not going to have zero cases, there’s going to be deaths and it stinks. You can't sit around and worry constantly about perception… Companies with strong leaders are going to flourish in this thing… Adam Silver’s concern with ‘imagery’ is the kind of stuff that makes me think the NBA season is over.” (Full Video Above)

Listen to Colin Cowherd explain why he doesn't think the 2019-2020 NBA season will continue, as Colin believes NBA commissioner Adam Silver may not be a strong enough leader to actually execute difficult decisions on return dates in the face of bad publicity like other leaders like Roger Goodell and Dana White have.

Check out the video above as Colin believes Silver, unlike Goodell and White, cares way too much what people are saying on Twitter, and doesn’t believe the NBA has enough backbone to ignore the blowback that would occur if the league began mapping out a legitimate return during the coronavirus pandemic.