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Game Thread: All Star Game

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In case anyone wants to chat during the game...

I couldn't find the exact quote, but a PtR member, in some FanPost, wrote that die hard NBA fans don't watch the All Star game. I vehemently disagree. The All Star game is about the best NBA players getting together for an exhibition. It's supposed to be fun. It's not supposed to be a competitive game. It's pomp and circumstance, but it's supposed to be.

Now, if you're primarily a die hard Spurs fan, and wouldn't go watch the Toronto play Charlotte even if you had courtside seats, then this game isn't for you. It's not supposed to be.

If you love the NBA, you watch the All Star game just for kicks. You grab some popcorn and hope something memorable happens. Maybe Kobe and Lebron will make the third quarter a contest to see who can score more points. Maybe Tim Duncan will do his best Tragic Johnson (copyright Sean Elliott) impression and do a no look bounce pass to a celeb in the front row. Maybe Yao Ming will make a 3 and maybe Shaq will even break a sweat. Who knows.