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Old 10-06-2017, 01:34 PM
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Success will hinge on ratings (how many people are compelled to tune in from the beginning) not whether the game is 141-139 OT Thriller.

I think the captains selecting teams will bring some must see player pairings, and also snubs that will be highlighted and I'm sure media will strum up some drama and the players will ignite some pre-game feuds on being overlooked or from the media saying player A shouldn't have been picked over player B now- now they will face off.

The setup will fuel the hype machine. It works in other sports.
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Old 10-06-2017, 08:21 PM
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What will they do with the last player selected? For a league that's built on a culture of respect, it would be an awfully uncomfortable position of an elite player to be in. But it will definitely make for good tv!
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Old 10-12-2017, 04:47 PM
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The west just generally has better run organizations than the east.

The east in particular has several teams run by idiots (Knicks, Nets, Orlando, 76ers etc.) for a long time so there you have it.

Not going to bump the old threads but shouldn't the Knicks be a title contender by now? Isn't PJ up for a contract extension from the "hands off" Dolan bros?
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