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The last, and most important, reason the fans of the NBA, especially those fans who do not like the Miami Heat, should be enjoying this lockout is that if the lockout lasts a year, the owners will have won the battle and will have possibly saved the NBA.
The NBA is headed into a demise.
LeBron spearheaded the revolution. Go play with your friends, leave your family at home.
That logic is beginning to sweep the NBA. First LeBron, then Carmelo, and if things continue, CP3 and Dwight will be next.
The league will be compromised of four to six legitimate teams: Miami Heat, Los Angeles Lakers, New York Knicks, Chicago Bulls and a random team that will differ each and every year.
The NBA will be ruined. It won't be a league, but instead a daily Globetrotters game in which the Globetrotters beat up on the Senators, but occasionally play another Globetrotters team which will be somewhat competitive.
This NBA would never last.
If the NBA lockout lasts a year, the Owners will have saved the NBA. The owners in Milwaukee, Sacramento, Memphis, Orlando and maybe even Dan Gilbert will have come on top and created a hard salary cap that won't allow for this kind of behavior among these players.
The super teams will be a thing of the past, and the NBA we know and love will be saved.
So if we have to sacrifice a season for the greater good of the sport of basketball and a more competitive NBA, so be it.
It would most definitely be worth it.