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And right now, Balmer is getting zero bars.
"It's on Kentwan," Singletary said on a Tuesday morning interview on KNBR. "Kentwan's got to make up his mind in terms of how he's going to handle some of the personal issues that he has to handle."
"There's certainly a lot on his plate right now," Singletary told KNBR's Murph & Mac. "Just leave it where it is, and it'll be fine."
There are very few facts and several theories regarding Mr. Balmer's absence.
Comcast Sportsnet Bay Area received word from Balmer's agent that "The reasons were personal -- family matters."
This does not sound particularly fishy.
But it does sound particularly fishier when one factors in that Balmer's unexpected exit coincided with Rivals.com breaking a story alleging that Balmer and his agent were involved in NCAA recruiting violations.
Joe Kukura is a freelance writer who would have not only left practice, but would have also grabbed two beers and jumped out the emergency chute shouting obscenitites.