There are several reasons watching a college basketball game is a more exciting experience than watching a game in the NBA, especially when it comes to the NBA’s regular season contests.
I really want to love the NBA as much as I love the NCAA—it stands to reason that since I like watching college basketball so much, games between NBA teams would be just as enjoyable.
Sure, both leagues have year-end tournaments to decide an eventual champion—it’s just too bad that the NBA’s version isn’t of the 68-team, single-elimination kind.
With the NBA playing a compressed schedule as a result of the lockout, I’ve decided to give the Association a chance. And as much as I’m hoping the NBA will show me something this season, I haven’t found much to get excited about so far.
It seems like there are certain aspects of an NBA game that don’t appeal to me as much as the high-intensity games played in the NCAA.
Whether I’ve seen them this year or I’m referring to aspects of the game I’ve seen in years past, here are the top reasons the NBA has a tendency to annoy rather than entertain…
(If you’re a die-hard defender of the NBA, you might want to avert your eyes. But if you’re David Stern, maybe take some notes here.)