HoopsHype Peter Holt rumors
“I think Peter and Glen Taylor, Mr. Stern, Adam Silver are articulating certain things in the room, expressing their desire to get a deal done,” Fisher said. “But where their proposal lies makes it hard to believe that.” Informed of Fisher’s comments, which echo the NLRB charge about failing to bargain in good faith, stern said, “He’s entitled to draw his own conclusion. We have absolutely the opposite take on it.” CBSSports.com
The two sides broke for private discussions, and then the owners responded by saying the latest offering did not address the core economic issues. The Spurs' Peter Holt, head of the labor relations committee, did much of the talking for the owners, and it was all very respectful from both sides of the table. The players understand the owners' point of view, which is that the players are making much too much money. The owners likewise understand the players' point of view, which is that the owners are losing money because of their own regrettable decisions. SI.com
Indeed, Popovich went to his owner, Peter Holt, early in the 2006-07 season and said that he thought his players were tuning him out, and that it might be time for him to step aside and let them listen to another voice. Holt talked his coach off the ledge, told him he was doing just fine -- and a few months later, the Spurs won their fourth NBA title. NBA.com
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