looking at the upcoming Labor Day weekend as a critical period.One league that does NOT have its act together is the freaking NBA, with people openly speculating that the whole season will be lost. Players are starting to sign in the overseas leagues, and it is looking eerily similar to the situation we saw with the NHL back in 2004-2005. Commissioner David Stern is
Here's my question -- if the entire NBA season goes down the tubes, will anyone really miss them? Nobody cares about the NBA until the NFL is over anyway, and even after the NFL is over more fans care about the NCAA hoops. And the moment NCAA hoops ends, it's baseball season anyway!
If tthese folks in the NBA lock themselves out the entire season, they may find no one misses them -- particularly in the markets that have repeatedly gotten hosed by the free agents over the years (Cleveland, Toronto etc.).