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The NBA is banning straws? Really?

Originally Published: February 26, 2010
By Scoop Jackson | Page 2

So what do we call this one? Strawgate?

The NBA has now put an end to Caron Butler's neurotic and bizarre habit of chewing straws during games. (As if the league doesn't have anything else to concern itself with.) The ban was "justified" by NBA VP of communications Tim Frank, who said the chewing of straws during games was "a safety issue."

Anyway, with all the things going on in the Association right now, we have to ask, why single out straws? It seems personal. If the ...

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