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Thomas Boswell Is A Prophet

Sports Media Watch uncovers a 1998 column by longtime Washington Post columnist Thomas Boswell that foreshadowed the 2011 NBA lockout. Read this and be amazed.

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That’s what the NBA is doing now. Commissioner David Stern and agent David Falk, deputy commissioner Russ Granik and union head Billy Hunter, are doing a textbook job of setting the stage for years of anger, future strikes, erosion of public image and finally — who knows? — maybe 13 years from now, one final battle as idiotic as the one from which baseball is still trying to recover.

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Thirteen years later, the NBA is involved in an arguably idiotic final battle. I want Boswell to predict my future.