As the MLB season draws to a close many fans are beginning to look forward to the next professional sports season: the NBA. The NBA is always sure to deliver amazing talent, tremendous plays, and endless action. On October 29th the Chicago Bulls will square off against the Miami Heat, and the LA Lakers will take on their rivals the LA Clippers to begin the season.
Written by Ryan Cole. Media by Mikey Ward Roughly 6 months have passed, 81 games played, numerous injuries occurred, streaks celebrated, and losses mourned. Needless to say, it is finally time for the NBA playoffs to begin. I, along with many other avid NBA fans, sat in front of the TV watching “March Madness” knowing that once the final whistle blew on championship night, the focus would turn to the road to the NBA finals
If you spent more than twenty minutes watching the venues of the NBA All-Star Weekend then you either have no idea when to turn off the television or enjoy inexplicable bouts of torturing boredom. If I were to describe the All-Star weekend in one word it would in fact be, boredom. What once was an attempt to maximize viewership over a three-day weekend event has now turned into one of the most disappointing sports venues in all professional sports. Let’s take a look at what makes the weekend painful to watch and who may be culpable for the corruption of what once was the most exciting weekend in sports.