Any devoted NBA fan who has watched a game with someone far less interested knows there are a handful of questions that will come up throughout the course of the game.
“Why did he do that? Why isn’t that a foul? What’s that circle for?”
These questions are frustrating. When you take a step back, however, and remember the days when you didn’t spend every evening from October to June watching basketball, you understand these questions have their merits.
There are some things casual fans just won’t ever get about the NBA. This guide tries to explain 10 of the most inexplicable ones.