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David Stern, Jim Rome battle on radio

Updated: June 13, 2012, 10:30 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

NBA commissioner David Stern got into a heated exchange with Jim Rome on Wednesday when the radio host asked him if the New Orleans Hornets winning the draft lottery was fixed.

"I know that you appreciate a good conspiracy theory as much as the next guy, was the fix in for the lottery?" asked Rome, who hosts a daily show on CBS Sports Network.

"I have two answers for that," Stern said. "The simple easy one, no; the second, a statement, shame on you for asking."

Rome went ...

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