Skip to content

SMH @NBA

December 24, 2010
tags: ,

Prior to the start of the season, several sites, including Basketball Prospectus, dissected the NBA schedule and found that the number of back-to-back games each team played ranged from 15 to 23 (which is hugely inequitable in my opinion). Chicago, Milwaukee, and Atlanta all had 23 back-to-backs, while the Lakers were the only team to only have 15.

Yesterday, I was looking at the conference standings and saw this:

We’re more than one-third of the way through the season, and the Lakers have had a ridiculously, ludicrously easy schedule. They’ve only had to play five games so far against winning teams, while every. other. team. in. the. league has had to play at least ten, and as many as 17. (Milwaukee is one of the ones with 17. The Bucks so got shafted by the league.)

I’m not going to start spouting conspiracy theories or claim that the NBA is fixed, but you absolutely cannot convince me that David Stern does NOT tweak and manipulate factors to help produce the results that he wants.

P.S. Speaking of LAL and the NBA, can Phil Jackass just STFU? Really, you-who-call-yourself-the-Zen-Master? You’re complaining about the NBA’s lack of respect for Christian holidays? Can we get through just one week without being subjected to your ever-growing douchery?

About these ads
2 Comments leave one →
  1. jazzpatty permalink
    December 25, 2010 2:07 am

    Perhaps the league was waiting for Bynum to return before pitting them against +.500 teams?

  2. RRR permalink
    December 26, 2010 2:05 pm

    That’s cuz that Kobe guy whines and calls David to bitch!

    Dr. Zen also whines way too much if he has to work all those superstars very much.

Thoughts?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 149 other followers

%d bloggers like this: