Those of us who live beyond the jurisdiction of Adam Silver’s invisible sphere of sanctuary do so cautiously as the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, continues to lurk throughout our nation in similar obscurity but with much different test results.
I remain cautiously optimistic about NBA Commissioner Adam Silver’s re-imagining of this 2019-2020 campaign and like him I’m as eager as any other time we’ve approached the playoff season to watch the drama of the post-season unfold.
James’ legacy isn’t so much marred by “The Decision” as it is uniquely molded by it, and no more worse for wear as a result than what is owed to his subpar Finals record, which many argue belie both his nickname and the “Chosen One” tattoo engulfing his upper back.
Though risky, creating a bubble plan for players that have a legitimate chance at making the playoffs and winning a championship makes sense; having players play just to stay competitive without a winning end goal does not make sense for this current environment.
This NBA season is up for grabs and against all odds the NBA has provided itself with a platform and the games to entertain us through the remainder of the summer.
The NBA’s plans to bring the game back has a lot going for it, but the risk of perpetuating another Covid-19 breakout looms large.
Now in the midst of a nine-month off-season, the Bulls will be able to officially evaluate the next steps for their franchise.
Under Sloan’s leadership, the Jazz staked out a relevancy and standard for quality that allowed the franchise to reign at the top of the Western Conference.
ESPN’s 10-part documentary series was more than just a trip down memory lane, it was a much-needed breather from our worldwide crisis that has toppled our everyday lives and forced us to question if a resurrection of our previous way of life is even possible.
“The Last Dance” has concluded, but the after party has continued through this week.