I just got a call from NBA spokesman Mike Bass, who had seen a previous post here on the missing YouTube clips from Game 6 of the 2002 Kings-Lakers Western Conference finals. Bass wanted to get something straight.
"The NBA had nothing to do with any footage being taken down," Bass said.
The Web chatter over the missing clips spread quickly through discussion threads and posts, with examples here , here and here. Several sites pasted my blog post under headlines such as "NBA removes all YouTube clips from Game 6." Obvioulsy, I can't make that leap, although I do think it's an odd development to the Game 6 saga.
YouTube previously declined to comment.