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2009-10 NBA Previewapolooza: Eastern Conference

October 27, 2009 Leave a comment

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In the 1980’s, the NBA was ruled by a small group of dominant teams that clashed epically against each other while feasting on the weaker teams in between. As defenses grew more advanced and used the rules of the era to stifle scoring, the parody increased dramatically, culminating in an eighth seed New York, reaching the NBA Finals against San Antonio in the strike-shortened 1998-1999 season.

But since then, the rules have steadily changed in the new century to bolster scoring and give the stars a chance to shine, the game has shifted back to only a few powerhouses vs. a league full of pretenders. Read more…

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