Five Things the NBA Needs to Regain its Former Status

February 21st, 2010 by Billy Lockhart Leave a reply »
The 80s and the 90s spoiled NBA fans, we had a collection of the greatest teams squaring off every year captivating millions in the process. During this time there were many elite players through the league, and there were some teams that preformed at a lower level but not as many as today.

Here are the five things that I think could put the NBA on top.

§ Fewer teams
§ More players who complete two years or more at the college level
§ All star weekend
§ Natl coverage
§ Fewer games during the season

Fewer Teams

Since the '88-'89 season there has been by my count seven teams added to the league, the teams include The Bobcats, The Magic, The Griz, The Raptors, The Heat, The Hornets, and The T-wolves.

Out of these teams only The Heat were able to win a championship.

Shots out to The Magic for getting to the promise land twice, but close but no cigar. Keeping it real if I failed at my job for 20 years, I would have gotten fired 19 times at least or at least a demotion.

The NBA equivalent would be The Grizzlies relocating to the CBA alongside the ...

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