NBA All-Star Saturday Lacks Passion and Enthusiasm

February 14th, 2010 by Samuel Bell Jr Leave a reply »
After watching the supposed "grand-finale" of All-Star Saturday, the Sprite Slam-Dunk, I am left to quote Mr. Five-Dollar Box, Charles Barkley:

"That was turrible," he said in his exaggerated Southern drawl.

Unbelievably bad. You would be hard-pressed to come up with something so underwhelming as Saturday night's signature event.

It felt like expecting Hayden Panettiere for a date only to discover after the doorbell rings that Judge Judy Sheindlin is smiling at your peephole.

I mean she's funny, but much better to watch from a distance, like, on television roasting litigants.

The Sprite Slam-Dunk was much better to just not watch at all. Imagine if you'd spent hundreds of bucks to watch that in person.

It just may be worth filing a class-action lawsuit against David Stern for even selling tickets to that mockery of a contest.

More interestingly, I found myself watching how disappointed the crowd was and seeing the NBA players on the sidelines faces as each dunk seemed to pile on to the boredom of the one before.

There was truly only one really good dunk, and that was DeMar DeRozan's ...

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