2010-2011 NBA Season: Why I Won’t Be Watching This Year

November 6th, 2010 by Straight Outta V-Town Leave a reply »
I promise you that this is my last ever article about the NBA and for that matter, Allen Iverson and David Stern.

I figured that if Stern and ESPN (as well as some other insiders such as Stephen A. Smith) have the audacity to sabotage A.I.'s career and marginalize the careers of T-Mac, Shaq, Vince Carter, Antawn Jamison, etc, then I could boycott the NBA too.

I make no apology to the fact that I take this personally as many of my all-time favorite players are either getting unfairly marginalized (and badmouthed by the media in an effort to turn ordinary fans against them) or blackballed because they are seen as hindrances to LeBron James' ascent. Their popularity is too great to give LeBron James and Kobe Bryant godlike status.

Note that none of these players ever got a top five payroll, a luxury James and Bryant enjoy annually (Cavs had a top five payroll in James' last five seasons there) and none of them ever had a decent supporting cast.

Here's the blacklist just FYI:


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