San Antonio Spurs have record 68,323 fans at Alamodome
You know, we’re about to reach the climax of the NBA mid-season as teams use living room tricks to engage fans and viewers. Case and point: San Antonio Spurs hosted a game at the Alamodome on Friday broke the NBA attendance record.
A total of 68,323 fans were present to watch the home team’s defeat by the Golden State Warriors 144-113. I had no doubt that someone at the league office sent a memo to Steve Kerr about load management with a nationally televised rollout.
At least the attendees got to see Splash Bros. work. Yes, they only play 23 minutes a game and don’t score more than 16 points, but it’s better than nothing.
Between the court color line and the stadium gimmick, the powerful emitting trick Jackie Moon/Semiprofessional herd increases capacity. The only thing missing is Gregg Popovich wrestling a bear during halftime.
That said, they’re probably up to something. Not only did the stars and fans show up, but the TV partner also received a little money for SportsCenter after the whistle. Damn, should the NBA play every primetime game at a soccer stadium? Can the NBA play every primetime game at a soccer stadium?
If you want it, man, it’s not a dream
Let’s get a Portland Trail Blazers-Los Angeles Lakers game at Autzen Stadium. I’m serious. Anything that works to The League Pass subscription I’m paying for is really helpful. It’s frustrating to turn on a great game just to see why you’re watching the game also watching the match — only if there’s a better seat.
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There was a fascinating column by by Yahoo Ben Rohrbach on Friday on ticket costs and load management with some great numbers on stars who miss out on national TV matches that you have to watch so exhaustingly, because you certainly won’t find them on the Second Spectrum.
“By my calculations, out of the 70 games broadcast on ABC, ESPN, or TNT this season, at least one frontline player hasn’t featured in 58 of those games.”
From a sports blogger’s point of view, I-watch-a lot-of-sports-that-I-actually-don’t consume, I’d say those songs. It’s a glaring weakness in a league brimming with recognizable stars.
He continued about the confusing schedule of teams going to a city and playing against that team twice in a row. (Although there’s Los Angeles and New York.)
“Out of 28 instances where a laner team played two consecutive games in the same city, one or more star players missed a game out of 21.”
So basically, if I don’t show up on Friday, don’t mind the weekend screening because they invited B team from offstage? Damn sweet.
Rohrback eventually came to the conclusion that the season should be shortened to keep the players healthy as well as the fans, who paid half a month’s rent to see the stars in person. Of course, he admits it’s never going to happen for the money, and at least you have to admit the truth.
We’ll scream about this until the end of Earth
When I lived in Miami for an eight-month period during the Heatles, I watched three games at T has just been renamedEnglish arena, and Dwyane Wade is no match for any of them. That was nearly a decade ago, and it’s probably getting worse just because that’s what NBA writers complained about in mid-January after seeing Zion Williamson and Brandon Ingram in streetwear for the second time. eleven.
The San Antonio charade is not the best look for the Association. (That’s great for that fan base, though.)
“Hey, Adam Silver, what’s up on Friday?”
“We scored 31 points at the Alamodomefollowed by Nuggets-Clippers sans Nikola Jokic and Paul George.”
That’s actually what happened in the second game of ESPN’s doubles game. What, Steve Balmer can’t book Sofi?