|Scott Lauer/Courtesy: charlotte.com|
Sucks to be considered "Non-essential" personnel in the face of a pro-sports lockout.
That's what Charlotte Bobcats play-by-play guy Scott Lauer is facing after the team decided to lay him off from his position because of the NBA Lockout.
Lauer's been with the team in various positions for seven years.
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We suspect Lauer is one of many who'll lose their jobs over the upcoming months as NBA teams look to shed budget while waiting out what will, by every indication, be a long, protracted lockout.
We wish him the best, though he believes he'll return to his job once the league begins playing again. We hope so. There are a lot of unemployed Sports broadcasters in the world these days, the jobs just plain don't exist anymore for these guys.