Only 12 months ago, I penned an NBA playoff preview mixing pro hoops with "Survivor," which made sense because "Survivor" was a genuine water cooler
show and borderline cultural phenomenon. Those days are long gone -- I don't know a single person who religiously still watches that show, mainly because CBS
pounded the gimmick into the ground -- but the "Survivor"-NBA connection still works.
Think about it. Sixteen entrants. One prize. A battle against the elements. Cameras everywhere. ...