And so it is, we have no basketball, nearing no baseball and an NFL year as indefinite as the US economy.
Both college basketball and football will be tag teaming the 2011-2012 year together. The hope is that our easy American attention span puts out, fostering peak ratings and enticingly exhilarating postseasons.
As much as the NBA players attempt to nurture our sincerity in the union’s direction, reality would say otherwise: Americans want entertainment and they want it like they want their double-doubles at In n’
Out burger…fast and cheap.
With two more weeks omitted this week from the NBA's schedule of play, fans across the globe can nearly forget about enjoying what seemingly was a resurgent league with a growing fan base.
That aside, there is still much to talk about.
And with countless hours to assess current club rosters and possibilities of players’ movements, critics similarly can enjoy the many fruits of time toying with lineups, styles of play and coaching.
For the rolling Thunder, Oklahoma City and Coach Scott Brooks have a cracking thing going.
They have the youngest team in the league with a superstar in Kevin Durant, who sooner or later will be the best player in all of hoops.
Clip on Russell Westbrook, James Harden and Serge Ibaka, and there are countless lineup options to tinker with in Oklahoma City; Lineups that endorse run n’ gun, defensive mindedness, rebounding and all-around play.