Also the ******* "teams" for everything was idiotic. Walls dunk was the only one worth anything this year. The others that were good like Paul George were really good but lose luster after 4 attempts, and even then Wall was clearly better.
Yeah, with the NHL and NFL both going away from the conference divide and seeing success with their All-Star changes, why would the NBA do the opposite?
There was never really anything wrong with the 3-Point or Dunk contests. They're great. The issue lately has simply been the competitors.
I don't even know what to say if you think it's the competitors. I understand there has been some head scratchers but it should always be guys with the highest verticals, not necessarily the biggest names. All the competitors this year were great jumpers. The format was ********. I think everyone can agree on that. The biggest problem with the old format is that the judges were ****. A dunk was either a 10 or a 6. They didn't do any actual judging and just went off of what the MC or crowd was reacting to.
Also, they need to abandon Nick Cannon as the host of All-Star Weekend and give the job to Charlie Murphy. It would be infinitely more entertaining.
Originally Posted by phlysac
I heard that Sylvester Stallone wrote The Expendables with The Alex in mind. He had to keep it realistic though and split The Alex's abilities into multiple characters. Stallone thought that critics would pan it for being too far-fetched if he just had one character effing everyone up.
The end. Cut to black. Audience goes ****ing ape****.
I really don't understand how Nick Cannon keeps finding employment.
Originally Posted by Metsox
mo drew gets about 16 touches a game on offense (on a good day), and will run circles around ray rice. rice has no speed, 2nd burst or agility. he's a strong midget. How can anyone be excited about that.
I'm late chiming in on the dunk contest, but the actual dunks weren't as bad as some are making them out to be. George and Wall both had very good dunks and Lillard did more than I thought he would. The only truly terrible one was Barnes, I'm not even sure what the hell that was. The format was clearly the problem this year, if they can continue to get a few big names and fix the format I think it's going to be fine. The big names all had good showings.