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Deford: NBA Culture and Racial Stereotypes

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Deford: NBA Culture and Racial Stereotypes

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Deford: NBA Culture and Racial Stereotypes

Deford: NBA Culture and Racial Stereotypes

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Commentator Frank Deford looks at the culture of the NBA and the animosity that is growing between fans and players. He says the fight that erupted at the Indiana Pacers-Detroit Pistons basketball game is more evidence that many fans are turned off by the swagger and attitude of the players.