NBA All-Star Game Suits up for Annual Showdown with Relevancy

February 18, 2011

If you’re anything like me (which, for your sake, I hope you’re not), you’ve had the NBA All-Star game circled on your calendar for weeks. Not because you intend on watching it, but because it will be a great time to catch up on laundry and dream about the days when basketball’s annual talent-fest mattered.

Since “trying hard to give the fans a memorable event” has been replaced by “LeBron James refusing to enter the dunk competition,” the editorial team has decided to spend our weekend living in the past while longing for the golden era of Michael Jordan’s sky-walking.

So, instead of watching Serge Ibaka throw down a monster power lay-up on Saturday, we’re going to be firmly entrenched in this clip of His Airness dominating the 1987 dunk contest.

Delusion is fun and has a lot less commercial breaks.

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