Originally Posted by jeffb
Ahhhh, it's bullshit to me. Anyone that gives up on the league because of that was likely not a huge fan to begin with or had already lost interest. Take a look at the arena's, hell our basket's say State Farm on them and used to have a big Snickers logo on them. We have an arena in the NBA named after a Smoothie King company. It's everywhere, a couple patches on a jersey's which helps the league revenue is fine imo at this point. It's not going to change.
It's one thing to look at players wearing advertisements on their jerseys.
It's another thing to buy a Ross jersey
and instantly becoming an advertising pillar for Primo Pasta.
Because that's what's going to happen... And that's not okay.
What also matters is exactly who's advertisement it is and how prominent it is on the jersey, but that's also something we the fans don't get to decide.
But don't get me wrong I won't stop watching games because of some stupid patches.