NBA shows it has no game

Why did the league cancel two weeks? Because it plays the fans for fools, mostly

Originally Published: October 10, 2011
By J.A. Adande | ESPN.com

Now the pretending can stop, all the pretense that the season would ever begin on Nov. 1, or the notion that anything else that mattered to the fans would be taken into account.

You haven't heard the fans, or the game itself mentioned much lately, have you? That's because they don't factor into this discussion at all. It was always about people saving themselves: owners asking the players to bail them out of bad business moves, players asking to preserve their cushy status with the highest ...

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