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    The NBA is a farce

    I just can't bring myself to care. Granted, something that resembles defense emerges during the playoffs, but it is still just a 2 on 2 game with 6 other dudes doing stuff that may or may not actually benefit the team as a whole.


    This is no different than the games seen on neighborhood park courts.



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    Re: The NBA is a farce

    I beg to differ, but won't debate this with you, playoff basketball is the best basketball played anywhere at anytime.


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    Re: The NBA is a farce

    Nobody is forcing you to watch. I don't enjoy hockey so I'm not watching the playoffs, nor am I complaining about it.

    I've enjoyed the first few days of the NBA playoffs very much. Especially after the crappy college season we had to endure nationally. Very refreshing.



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    Re: The NBA is a farce

    Don't even get me started on professional jai alai!



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    Re: The NBA is a farce

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneYoda View Post
    I just can't bring myself to care. Granted, something that resembles defense emerges during the playoffs, but it is still just a 2 on 2 game with 6 other dudes doing stuff that may or may not actually benefit the team as a whole.


    This is no different than the games seen on neighborhood park courts.

    i do love NBA playoff basketball... what makes me not like it as much is they spread the games out so thin so they have it on tv every day. sometimes teams have 3 days between games... so very annoying to say the least.



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    Re: The NBA is a farce

    You've got to be kidding me. The playoffs this year have been fantastic...almost every game has come down to the last two or three minutes, with some of them coming down to the last possesion. Really if you can't enjoy the quality of play in the NBA this year then you just don't like basketball.



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    Re: The NBA is a farce

    I have lost a lot of interest in the NBA.

    But I will say one thing I enjoy is the "extra pass" and ball rotation.

    But I agree for the most part it's mostly a 1-on-1 / 2-2. I feel the 25-sec clock has a lot to do with it; not a lot of time to run set offenses.


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    Don't even get me started on professional jai alai!
    I quit watching after they stopped cutting the losing Captain's head off. They just don't have the same intensity anymore.


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    Re: The NBA is a farce

    You're just now figuring that out?



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    Re: The NBA is a farce

    I like college basketball a lot and love the NCAA tournament, but the quality of play is so much better in the NBA it's not even close. You're right though, you do see a lot of isolations, and two man games, but that's because the level of team defense in the NBA is so ridiculously high that just running offensive sets aren't going to get you a good look most of the time. Combine that with guys like Wade, Rose, LeBron, Carmelo, Kobe etc. who are just unstoppable 1 on 1 and you can see why running isolation plays are the best chance to score a lot of the time.



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    Re: The NBA is a farce

    The nba is fixed.....the refs cater to the big market teams....its a ratings thing



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    Re: The NBA is a farce

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneYoda View Post
    I just can't bring myself to care. Granted, something that resembles defense emerges during the playoffs, but it is still just a 2 on 2 game with 6 other dudes doing stuff that may or may not actually benefit the team as a whole.
    NBA teams can play zone defense to keep teams from successfully executing 2 on 2 or 1 on 1 isos as long as they don't camp a defender in the lane for over 3 seconds.



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    Re: The NBA is a farce

    Snoooze........



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    Re: The NBA is a farce

    Blah blah blah same ol' "NBA SUCKS" from people who never watch. There's a reason it looks like they aren't playing defense and it's because the players are so good at offense! Is it that hard to understand? Almost all these guys were big time scorers at their previous gigs (college ball, euro league, etc.)

    Defense always looks bad when guys can light it up. End of story.


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    Re: The NBA is a farce

    Can the OP or a mod add a poll to this? Four Options, you like it, you hate it, you like it come playoff time or you just don't care. I would really like to see where the majority of CF's would side.


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