The NBA is the Absolute Best and the Absolute Worst
Three reasons NBA basketball is the best sport ... and three things that aren't so great
I love the NBA, which is why — as an editor and sometimes a writer — I’ve published thousands of articles at ESPN.com and other places.
But do I love everything about the NBA?
I do not.
Let’s get to it: Three things that make the NBA the absolute best … and three that make the NBA the absolute worst.
The good stuff …
1. The NBA is the most spectacular major sport.
Are NBA athletes the best in the world, as is often said? That’s debatable. Northwestern econ professor Jeff Ely had a sneaky good point when he wrote: