That's esteemed Mayor Thomas Menino… continuing his hot streak of screwing up major names in pro sports.
A few weeks ago he said Jason Varitek split the uprights for the Patriots… and now he called the NBA commish "Donald Sterns"… which got a laugh out of C's owner Steve Pagliuca and his main man Ahmad Rashad.
Meanwhile, another C's owner was talking to the ACTUAL commissioner about how embarrassed he should be about the officiating in this series.
According to multiple sources with knowledge
of the encounter, Jim Pallotta, angry at the officiating that included
three reviewed calls in the fourth quarter, confronted Stern and
apparently said the league should be embarrassed at the officiating in
Yeah, the link was in the AM dump, but it was too good not to highlight,
especially after the Menino stumble. Plus, it's awesome that an owner would risk the eventual $100,000 fine to get his point across.