face it, basketball is damn near unwatchable these days--and we're
not even talking about the WNBA, here (which is unwatchable for
completely different reasons).
the punk-ass thug behavior, to the final two minutes taking 45
minutes (and being the only part that really matters), the only
thing that consistently is fun to watch at a basketball game is
teams. Even the NCAA and their March Madness isn't that fun
to watch anymore, since you know, all the guys that would be fun
to watch are busy making millions to sit the pine in the NBA.
the NBA is taking some steps forward--they're finally preventing
high schoolers who aren't yet ready for the NBA but can't spell
kollege from making the leap--although only by a year. Here's
hoping that sooner or later they add a salary cap that is actually
understandable, and maybe start calling traveling again--and figure
out a way to eliminate the thug behavior (good luck on that one,
the mean time, here's a list of the NBA
Champions and NBA
Finals MVPs dating back to 1947.