Confession time: who didn't watch NBA Finals?

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    Confession time: who didn't watch NBA Finals?

    Though I love college basketball, I've never been a huge follower of the NBA. Still, for many years, I would at least watch the playoffs and the Finals, since that is when the quality of the game improves considerably.

    This year, even with the compelling matchup between LA and Boston, I didn't catch a single game. Pretty bad for someone that enjoys the sport of basketball, right? I'm curious how that compares with my fellow college bball fans.



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    Re: Confession time: who didn't watch NBA Finals?

    No confession. I watched 16.4 seconds I was bored out of my mind with that amount of time.



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    Re: Confession time: who didn't watch NBA Finals?

    Not at all was the closest thing for me. I didn't see any of Games 1-5. I had the game on last night for about 45 minutes - but I was processing images the entire time and was passively watching.

    I really like watching basketball - I just can't do the NBA.



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    Re: Confession time: who didn't watch NBA Finals?

    The NBA game is attrociously slow and boring, and I would sooner watch a Division III non-conference matchup, than a regular season NBA game, but come on, this was Celtics vs. Lakers in the Finals. You have to watch some of it. It doesn't get more classic than that.


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    Re: Confession time: who didn't watch NBA Finals?

    I only pay attention to the NBA during the playoffs and then it is only though sportscenter.


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    Re: Confession time: who didn't watch NBA Finals?

    I didn't watch 1 second of any of the games.

    The NBA just doesn't interest me at all.



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    Re: Confession time: who didn't watch NBA Finals?

    I don't mind watching the NBA at all, but the length of the playoff games got completely out of control. With the extended timeouts for advertising, games were routinely pushing 3 hours. Way too long for a BB game...


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    Re: Confession time: who didn't watch NBA Finals?

    I watched every game, but not the whole thing. 8:00 PM starts?



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    Re: Confession time: who didn't watch NBA Finals?

    Watched about 5-10 min of game 1 and about 3 min of last night's game.



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    Re: Confession time: who didn't watch NBA Finals?

    Watched the first quarter and then read my book.



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    Re: Confession time: who didn't watch NBA Finals?

    Now, I don't watch the NBA ever. Still didn't watch any games. However, I still laugh at people that say Celtics with an "S" sound rather than a "K" sound.


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    Re: Confession time: who didn't watch NBA Finals?

    Quote Originally Posted by jdewaard View Post
    The NBA game is attrociously slow and boring, and I would sooner watch a Division III non-conference matchup, than a regular season NBA game, but come on, this was Celtics vs. Lakers in the Finals. You have to watch some of it. It doesn't get more classic than that.
    Not sure if your knocking Division III athletics or not, but some of the Division III basketball I've seen the past two years is some great basketball. Players that are truely there playing for the love of the game.


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    Re: Confession time: who didn't watch NBA Finals?

    I think I glanced at the score a couple of times as I was flipping through the channels. That and what I caught on sportscenter or the news. I just can't stand watching the NBA (or most pro sports for that matter).



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    Re: Confession time: who didn't watch NBA Finals?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclone62 View Post
    Now, I don't watch the NBA ever. Still didn't watch any games. However, I still laugh at people that say Celtics with an "S" sound rather than a "K" sound.
    Guess watching an NBA broadcast or listening to anyone talk about the basketball team in Boston must be a riot for you then.



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    Re: Confession time: who didn't watch NBA Finals?

    Quote Originally Posted by cys_av8r View Post
    Guess watching an NBA broadcast or listening to anyone talk about the basketball team in Boston must be a riot for you then.
    It does sound pretty damn dumb.


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