Jets owner would rather have Mitt Romney win than his team
New York Jets owner Woody Johnson isn't a fan of losing, but that distain for losing extends beyond his team to the upcoming presidential election. However, as passionate Johnson is about his Republican politics (don't act so surprised, how many rich white guys aren't Republicans), Jets fans are even more passionate about their team. It is because of this Johnson might have to do a balancing act he seems unwilling to do. When speaking about the upcoming election and Republican candidate Mitt Romney, Johnson stated that Romney winning the election over President Barack Obama is more important than the Jets winning this season.
Now in his fourth NBA season, a lot will be expected from DeMar DeRozan. Colangelo has labeled DeRozan as a face of the franchise in the past and ensured the young wing has been given every opportunity to play and develop. This year, a more mature looking DeRozan unexpectedly set his personal goal at an All-Star level after competing with the 2012 USA Men’s Select Team.
“He is a basketball player,” Wittman said. “He gets to the free throw line, he can spread the floor, put the ball on the floor and play pick-and-roll. He’s got a lot of different things that he can do and is not really labeled as a guy who can only do a certain thing.”