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The NBA could learn from NASCAR

The NBA should learn from NASCAR and start docking points instead of always suspending players. Story

Updated: May 18, 2007, 12:39 PM ET
By Bomani Jones | Page 2

You know, NASCAR's got this penalty thing down. If you want to hurt someone, do it where it counts -- the scoreboard.

That's what happened to Dale Earnhardt Jr. when he failed his pre-race inspection at Darlington last weekend. Earnhardt's rear end was illegally modified, and he was docked 100 points in the Nextel Cup standings. Bet he won't let that happen again.

After the shorthanded Suns predictably petered out down the stretch against the Spurs Wednesday night, perhaps the ...

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