All-Star Game or Much Less.

The annual NBA All Star game concluded in NOLA this past weekend, and it was nothing short of boring. The Saturday night festivities were bland and the fans seemed more or less uninterested. The game itself, Sunday night, was an offensive filled night and as exciting as that was, it leaves a taste of vinegar in the mouth of a devoted fan. Now the score 192-182 looks astounding from a non-viewer of the game. However, taking a closer look at the game we see that there is a flaw in the game. These are the best players in the world, yet the game is boring and more boring each year. Why? Well, the simple answer is none of these stars want to injure themselves before the playoffs arrive, which is fair, but why have the game in the middle of the season? The NFL has there game at the end of their season. That brings up the difference though, the NBA season is about 82 games and the NFL has 17 games so NBA players need a break in the middle of their season, so that idea is off the table. How then do we make the game more competitive? The idea is for the first three quarters to be all offense. This is to entertain the fans, then  by the fourth the players are supposed ti play real defense. Over the last couple years however, we are missing that defense. I propose this to make the All-Star game more All-Star worthy. The players that are in contention for the playoffs play the offense filled three quarters. The fourth quarter use the young bucks and players not looking to make a playoff push go out and prove themselves worthy of the All-Star game. We would see some pretty amazing basketball then.

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