The NBA is Becoming Mr. Irrelevant

For those of you who don’t know what Mr. Irrelevant is let me explain. Mr. Irrelevant is a term used for the last player picked in the NFL draft. That player is nicknamed that because we all know the pick is totally irrelevant and chances are that player will not pan out in the NFL and that is the last time we hear of their name.

I think the NBA is becoming Mr. Irrelevant. The reason I say this is because it is starting to become the last thing on sports fan’s minds. I am not only a big Warriors fan but I am a NBA guy so one would think I am really going to miss the NBA. I have to be honest because of this lockout and knowing the NBA won’t be playing this year I don’t even think about it anymore. My mind is taken up with thoughts of the end of the baseball season, the start of the NFL and what will be shortly in the NHL. In fact I wonder more about what will happen in this seasons Arena Football League more than I wonder about what is going on in the lockout.

I don’t think I am the only NBA fan that feels this way. In fact I know I am not. There are several Warriors fans I know who feel the exact same way. I just wonder if David Stern realizes how much disinterest the NBA is gaining.

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  • JEREMY

    THE NCAA WAS ALWAYS MORE FUN THAN THE NBA,ANYWAY. THAT’S WHERE YOU GET YOUR MARCH MADNESS AND YOUR FINAL FOUR AND ALL THAT COOL STUFF. ALSO, THE PLAYERS HAVE MUCH MORE DRIVE AND PASSION THAN THE PROS.

    AS FOR THE PROS,THEY SEEM TO BE WEIGHED DOWN BY MONEY CONCERNS, AND WHETHER THEY’LL BE HEALTHY ENOUGH TO PLAY PAST THEIR PRIME. FROM WHAT I CAN SEE, ONLY TWO–MICHAEL JORDAN & SHAQUILLE O’NEAL– HAVE DONE ANYTHING ALONG THE LINES OF PLANNING FOR LIFE AFTER BASKETBALL.

    OH, UH, ONE MORE THING(channeling Columbo). HAS ANYBODY NOTICED THAT NBA PLAYERS SEEM TO HAVE MORE DRAMA OFF THE COURT THAN DURING THE GAME?
    HOW MANY TIMES HAVE WE SEEN STORIES IN THE NEWS ABOUT NBA PLAYERS GETTING BUSTED FOR THIS, THAT, AND WHATEVER, AND IN & OUT OF JAIL, AND IN & OUT OF REHAB, AND DOING THE OLD IN & OUT WITH THE LATEST CELEBRITY BIMBO SKANK?

    NO, I’LL JUST WATCH THE NCAA FOR NOW,AND WAIT FOR THE WHITE SOX NEXT SEASON.