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NBA Basketball Will Never Be the Same

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Back in the day, when I was just a young lad, the NBA was the finest sport to watch on the ole' boob tube. With players like Earvin "Magic" Johnson, Larry Bird, Michael Jordan, Patrick Chewing Ewing, and "Clyde the Glide" Drexler - just to name a few of my favorites - how could you not adore seeing the NBA.NBA 2k17 locker codes They all played with great vigor and love for the match, with the cash just being an added plus. Every American star in the NBA did not hesitate to join the USA basketball team for the Olympics if they were inquired; they acceded to the team (aka The Dream Team), and they ruled.


The NBA today is all about the flash, sponsorships, and the cash. Now, I understand this can be a business, but too much emphasis is put on the sponsorships and money. I see very few organizations showing their respect for the fans that have kept things running for the last x amount of years. I also understand we have Kobe Bryant, Lebron James, Dwayne Wade, and Kevin Durant holding down superstar status now; but the talent and entire drive simply are not there anymore. I see mainly single play and little to no teamwork and defense. I do not know about you, but a match that ends in regulation with a score of 135 - 128 is not exciting; it is, in fact, boring, and simply proves my point about the lack of defense even further.


The final straw with the NBA, for me at least, has been the whole debacle with the Lebron James, Dwayne Wade, and Chris Bosh free agency. Yeah, it's a problem for Cleveland enthusiasts where Lebron ends up, but it gets irritating when you want to observe Sportscenter, or just you local sports on the news, and 70% of the show is dedicated to the whole scenario. I might like him to prove me wrong, but Lebron only cares about the cash and where he is going to get more market coverage; he does not have any commitment to Cleveland, and he could be going to do what exactly is best for him and his sponsors. The hour-long special on ESPN for Lebron's conclusion is ludicrous in its awareness and drags everything down another notch.click here for more info