Dear David Stern, Minimize the NBA and Make the Game Interesting Again

February 25th, 2010 by Quentin Haynes Leave a reply »
Right now, NBA commissioner David Stern has reported the NBA to losing at least $400 million due to the declining economy and a "crippling" labor agreement.

I understand the NBA is losing money but I have to ask: Is this a ploy to let the fans know why there's going to be a lockout in 2011? Maybe so.

I digress. I believe the NBA really should consider this: What if we decreased the amount of NBA teams? Right now, there's 30 teams in the NBA. I believe the NBA should go back to the 1980s where you had fewer teams with more talent.

Not like mid 80's where the Celtics and Lakers had multiple No. 1 picks on the team and could add an All Star type of talent for over the hill veterans or players who never mattered in the NBA. I would like the NBA to decrease and go back into the 1990s where you had a couple of teams who could win a championship ( Chicago, New York, Houston, Utah, Portland, Seattle) and some teams who had some good seasons with promising young talent (Atlanta, New Jersey, Orlando, Indiana, LA Lakers).

As I write this, there are six teams who do not have 20 wins this season. Before I name some main reasons why the NBA should do ...

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