The 2010-11 NBA season was one of the most exciting in recent memory. After a summer free agency Bonanza that saw a number of star players switching jerseys—most notably LeBron James—the 2010 season did not disappoint.
What was thought to be a two horse race for the NBA title (between Miami and LA) turned out to be anything but.
The Chicago Bulls led by MVP Derrick Rose emerged with the best record in the NBA winning 62 games. Out west, the thought to be over-the-hill San Antonio Spurs blazed through the regular season winning 61 games.
However it was the Dallas Mavericks who emerged as champions after defeating the Miami Heat in six games in the NBA Finals.
Uncertainty loomed over the season as the NBA and the NBAPA were unable to reach a new CBA (Collective Bargaining Agreement).
This summer the uncertainty remains but the NBA needs to bring the lockout to an end immediately.
Here are five reasons why.