I Want The Old NBA Back

May 17th, 2010 by Lance Pauker Leave a reply »
I'm sitting here watching the Suns Lakers game. Three quarters in, I'm amazed I haven't turned off the TV. Not only is the game unequivocally boring, but EVERY single commercial break has the audacity to promote the DVD release of the movie "Valentine's Day." 

Reality check: Oprah is on during the day. And so should this game, because by no means is this prime-time television. 

I miss the old NBA. I miss the days where Steve Nash wasn't the only one with a black eye. I miss the times when crowds didn't spend the entire game sitting down in, "I already know the result of this game so why bother" apathy. I miss the buzz. I miss the "I love this game" feel. I miss the wars that used to go on every possession. And yes, there were casualties. Just ask Patrick Ewing. 

No matter what happens this postseason, the eventual champion will be overshadowed by LeBron, a king that we have prematurely crowned.

Kings get crowns, buddy. 

The league hype seems to solely centered on next season. Where's LeBron going? LeBron, LeBron, LeBron, D-Wade, LeBron. Can they win a title? I don't know, I'm not Shazaam. But what I d ...

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