Simmons made a point recently that I’ve been making almost the whole season: Miami and Chicago should no longer be allowed on national TV (he might have just said Miami, but Chicago is equally disgraceful.) I’d honestly rather watch NBA highlights from the other games for three hours. Give me the studio team and highlights.
The Bulls are getting crushed by a good Cs team, but this game should just not be on ESPN. Chicago isn’t even trying. It’s slightly fascinating to watch a team that Kenny picked to win the East (I think that was this year, wasn’t it?) be this bad, but not fascinating enough that I want to see it every other night.
Also, Scalabrine cannot pull off the bald head look (though he deserves props for supporting a charity.) Not everyone can look this good: