NBA Halfway Point: There’s a Lot More to This Season Than Jeremy Lin

February 25th, 2012 by Ben Shapiro Leave a reply »
I just woke up from the strangest dream. 

I dreamt that nearly the entire NBA fan base had become transfixed on the exploits of a good but not great point guard in New York City. It was almost as if an entire nation of basketball fans had completely forgotten that there were other basketball players having great seasons or other basketball teams besides the New York Knicks. 

It was probably just a weird dream though, right? 

Real basketball fans aren't ignoring the fact that the best rookie point guard is either Ricky Rubio or Kyrie Irving are they? After all, Rubio's team plays in a better division, has a better record and he's fifth in the league in assists per game at 8.4.

Irving for his part has changed what was an awful Cleveland team into a more watchable one. He leads the team in scoring and his assist numbers will climb when his team acquires some better scorers for him to pass to.  

Have NBA Fans not been watching what's been going on in South Florida? Don't look now, but even if you hate the Heat and LeBron, the team is playing some fantastic basketball. Watching LeBron and Wade dominate on both en ...

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