@Lakers - your hard work & dedication popped the bubble ! pic.twitter.com/ChBoFlJyNh— Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (@kaj33) October 12, 2020
What’s especially impressive about the NBA is that the bubble proved to be more socially responsible than the US president, who in his maskless wonderland affecting all their ratings. The Stanley Cup final, Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes, Indy 500 and golf’s US Open have all had ratings declines in the double digits. They also seem totally unaware that as many as 26 million Americans – about one in every 15 – protested against the police killing of George Floyd over the summer. How’s that for popularity, Mr President?
The NBA finals are always about the two best teams battling it out in astounding feats of athleticism and grit. But this year that has called on all of us to endure so much, the finals were also about two teams that want to stand for something more than being the best team, they want to be the best examples. This year