Found November 23, 2011 on Sun Sentinel:
PLAYERS: Pat Riley
TEAMS: Miami Heat
Q:  Why torture us with what the “What would have been” blog series? — Dale. A: Because as this thing drags on, we tend to forget how much already has been lost. Tuesday against Atlanta would have been the Heat’s 10th game of the season. Would it have been a compelling matchup? Probably not (it’s become as stale as Marlins-Nationals, Panthers-Lightning). But considering Tuesday’s other viewing options, many would have been watching. Q: Ira, if the attorney for the players hopes to settle this dispute, then why have they not met or made any offers to get a deal done? In another week, basketball on Christmas will not be possible. — Chet. A: Because stubborn is as stubborn does. But I also have to add one thing: The whole notion of the NBA season not starting until Christmas is rubbish. The must-have need for Christmas games is overstated. There still is plenty of football to get you through. Late January is when the NBA becomes essential for the sports diet. Q: Does anyone realize...
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