The Las Vegas NBA Summer League is a fine innovation for the hoops junkie that can't get enough action between the NBA Draft and the commencement of the regular season.
It's also an ideal opportunity for up-and-coming talent attempting to prove itself.
But, let's face it.
This league is boring. The excitement level hovers somewhere between preseason exhibition games and practice. There's nothing on the line in these games, and the crowds sound like they're watching golf.
You probably didn't even know that the Portland Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard and the Memphis Grizzlies Josh Selby were named co-MVPs of the league. And, if you did know, chances are you didn't care.
It doesn't have to be this way.
Here are five innovations that could make the Summer League a bit more worth your time.