August is among the slowest months of the NBA calendar, with NBA Summer time League within the rear view and the following season nonetheless just a few months away.
The league tries to remain related by posting about Workforce USA’s journey to the FIBA World Cup, nevertheless it had a stray Fb put up on the morning of Aug. 21 that its greater ups is probably not comfortable about.
It appears a former social media worker for the NBA was nonetheless logged onto the corporate Fb and determined to air out their frustrations for the way they had been handled by the sports activities league.
“The NBA overextends it’s social media staff significantly to the detriment of their well being and social lives for a wage of lower than $50k yearly after taxes,” the put up learn.
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The previous worker additionally talked about working 14-hour shifts with out breaks and never receiving medical insurance within the first 90 days.
The previous worker additionally known as out NBA Commissioner Adam Silver to the over 47 million followers on the NBA’s Fb account.
“Glad I resigned, no want for a job to get in the way in which of your happiness,” the put up mentioned earlier than concluding with a line about donating to psychological well being causes.
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The put up began with the previous worker asking log off of the account. Many critics of the put up have identified that it’s odd that the worker works in social however can’t log off, however others have identified that there could also be Fb permissions positioned by the NBA that make it tough for the particular person to log out.
The put up was reportedly deleted round 20 minutes after it was initially posted.
The NBA generated a report $10 billion in income through the 2021-22 season.
A former NBA worker wakened and selected violence on the league's Fb web page this morning 😳 pic.twitter.com/e8KkIl0z4m
— Joe Pompliano (@JoePompliano) August 21, 2023