Posted 06 March 2014 - 04:29 PM
Do you think Lou should have quit instead of following Vanderbeek's direction to save his reputation?.
The whole situation was odd. Lou always has a pretty solid finger on the pulse of the league...it's how he was able to get Stevens when most people thought it would never happen. I've got to think Lou would've stood firm against VBK (if he was the one pressing for the deal at all costs) and said something along the lines of "Look, if you want to give Kovy a lifetime deal, fine, I'll do it, but the league is ready to come down on us if they don't like the way it's structured. They've already said as much." No way VBK would've canned him over that. I could be wrong, but I think Lou simply thought he could challenge the league on this one (probably because contracts somewhat like Kovy's had been approved) and win.
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