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Sport Josh Childress: 'I Know Guys Who Took a Pay Cut' Going From the NCAA to NBA

20:16  12 october  2017
20:16  12 october  2017 Source:   herosports.com

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While it's clear this a much-needed review after revelations that an adidas employee collaborated with coaches to make payments in exchange for player commitments, they are late to the party, one that Childress says is laced with improper benefits. " I know guys who took a pay cut when they made it

Josh Childress Retweeted NCAA . I know guys who took a pay cut when they made it to the league . But anyway, good luck. It won’t be easy. Naw, make the rule 3 yrs. Let hs kids go direct to NBA . Make college ball for real student athletes. Pitino & his ilk can coach overseas.

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Josh Childress played at Stanford from 2001-04.

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Former Stanford star and current NBA journeyman laughed at the NCAA's creation of a Commission of College Basketball to "fix a system that clearly is not working."

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Two weeks after news of the widespread college basketball scandal rocked the sport, NCAA president Mark Emmert announced he secured the endorsement of the NCAA Board of Governors and Division I Board of Directors create a commission that will evaluate all aspects of the college basketball.

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Here’s how former Stanford star and NBA journeyman Josh Childress puts it: I know guys who took a pay cut when they made it to the league😂. These recent revelations have helped build the case that the NCAA ’s “amateurism” model is intrinsically flawed.

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"Individuals who break the trust on which college sports is based have no place here," Emmert said. "While I believe the vast majority of coaches follow the rules, the culture of silence in college basketball enables bad actors, and we need them out of the game."

Condoleeza Rice will chair a group that will focus on, among other items, the "relationship of the NCAA national office, member institutions, student-athletes and coaches with outside entities," which includes apparel companies, agents and external advisors.

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While it's clear this a much-needed review after revelations that an adidas employee collaborated with coaches to make payments in exchange for player commitments, they are late to the party, one that Childress says is laced with improper benefits.

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Just ask Josh Childress , who found a second basketball life Down Under. After a stint as Europe’s highest- paid player—the globalist that had David Stern quoting Tom Friedman—he was cut or amnestied by four NBA teams in less than 18 months.

Hang time: Josh Childress is a cut above in the NBL. " I 've had friends, associates, who went to jail and got killed," Childress says. "You name it. Not close friends, but people who I knew . It's just part of the life.

"I know guys who took a pay cut when they made it to the league," he tweeted on Wednesday. "But anyway, good luck. It won’t be easy. Maybe just pay the players instead."

Childress, who played three seasons at Stanford and was the sixth pick in the 2004 NBA Draft, is not the first former player to say he or other players were paid, but it's still another reminder of the issues facing a hypocritical and inconsistent organization.

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