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Quote of the Day: Eli’s Coming

NBA Labor Basketball

NBA commissioner David Stern, left, gestures as he holds press conference along with deputy commissioner Adam Silver, following a meeting between team owners and the NBA players union on Tuesday, June 21, 2011 in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

AP

The NBA ownership group’s labor committee will reopen talks with the players’ side Saturday afternoon, sources told ESPN The Magazine’s Chris Broussard, a meeting one general manager, who has spoken with a few owners, described as “headed straight for disaster.”

via NBA hope bleak over labor talks, sources say - ESPN.

From Sports Night:

Dan Rydell: Eli’s Coming.
Casey McCall: Eli?
Dan Rydell: From the Three Dog Night song.
Casey McCall: Yes?
Dan Rydell: Eli is something bad, a darkness.
Casey McCall: “Eli’s coming. Hide your heart, girl.” Eli is a inveterate womanizer. I think you’re getting the song wrong.
Dan Rydell: I know I’m getting the song wrong. But, when I first heard it, that’s what I thought it meant. Things stick with you that way.

Yeah, this isn’t going to go well.