Bill Clinton Rumors

“There’s a fundamental difference between the two leagues,” said Lockhart, who before working for the N.F.L. was a press secretary under President Bill Clinton. “The superstar players in the N.B.A. are also the leaders in the union, and they have enormous influence and are a very cohesive group.” He added: “I’m not saying what’s better, it’s just different. My sense is that in the N.B.A., you could put three or four players in the room and they could speak for the entire league. You couldn’t do that with the N.F.L.”