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NBA Player gets in fight, Father takes away allowance

Discussion in 'Sports Programming and Events' started by dpeters11, Mar 1, 2013.

  1. dpeters11

    dpeters11 Hall Of Fame

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    The NBA fined Klay Thompson of the Warriers $35k, but since his father gets all the checks, he's getting his allowance of $300 a week taken away as well.

    http://bleacherreport.com/articles/...chal-takes-away-allowance-for-fight?hpt=hp_t2

    Maybe more professional athletes need to be handled this way. Some certainly can handle it, but plenty can't.
     
  2. HinterXGames

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    The other side of the coin, is maybe parents should do better at teaching their future pro-athlete children how to handle situations and be responsible. :/ Then they wouldn't need to still be treated like they are 12 when they become an adult. (talking about the 'allowance', not the fight)
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    Be damned if my parents/money-manager would try and put me on an allowance when i'm an adult :/
     

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