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Stern: Dress code debate is 'live, unscripted drama'

David Stern talks to ESPN Insider Chris Sheridan about the cultural and racial implications of the league's new dress code.

Updated: October 26, 2005, 3:51 PM ET
By Chris Sheridan | ESPN Insider

Racial resentment comes with the territory for the old white man who took quite a bit of flak last week for telling young black men how to dress.

David Knows Best was overstepping his bounds, some argued. Dictator David was showing how out of touch he was with hip-hop culture and the youthful fashion sense.

Allen Iverson called the NBA's new dress code "fake." Jason Richardson and Stephen Jackson thought it was racist. Paul Pierce argued that NBA players are not businessmen, but entertainers, ...

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