I've watched the NBA for about the last 23 or so years. I am a highlight junkie who loves the old school games and players. Guys like Isiah. Karl Malone.....old school, hard nosed veterans. The league has changed dramatically under the control of David Stern throughout the years. Mostly for the better. From his stoppage of imminent brawls through his punishments, to him upholding all players to the same standard. People often criticize him for upholding the suspensions of Boris Diaw and Amare Stoudamire during the Phoenix-San Antonion series in the playoffs a few years ago. I respected him for standing his ground. After all, I remember Patrick Ewing and Larry Johnson getting suspended in a playoff game against the Heat. They took one step on the court. Amare and Diaw made it all the wa ...
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