One fan recalls highlights from a quarter century of living in NBA oblivion
As the lead crept past 30 during the early fourth quarter of the Warriors’ game 5 dismantling of the Houston Rockets last night my girlfriend felt around her area of the couch for the remote.
She was itching to scroll through the guide to find one of those shows where they knock a bunch of walls out, a wiring emergency requires a special phone call, a marble slab is thrown in the kitchen, an antique fan gets staged near some candles—and it all gets delivered on time and on budget. Maybe she didn’t want to wait for the confetti to drop as the Warriors would ultimately win and advance to the second round—but I give her credit, she’s sat through a lot of basketball this year. Enough so that when she looked up…
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