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Deford: NBA Culture and Racial Stereotypes

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.

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Frank Deford died on Sunday, May 28, at his home in Florida. Remembrances of Frank's life and work can be found in All Things Considered, Morning Edition, and on NPR.org.