Over the past three days it has appeared, to NBA diehards, that the 2011 NBA lockout was rapidly coming to an end.
But while the casual fans debate parlays and proposition bets for the upcoming NFL weekend, a small group of NBA lifers were quietly sitting at home hitting refresh on their Twitter accounts. Over and over again.
Sadly, I now sit in my Minneapolis area apartment, and battle the despair as I now realize how I was sucked in to false hope that a deal would be reached.
But as Friday’s talks came and went. All that I could wrap my mind around was this following tweet from the Twitter of Yahoo! Sports Adrian Wojnarowski:
The NBA will cancel regular season games through November 30th, a league source tells Y! Sports.
For many of the other NBA lifers that have over the last few days constantly been hitting “refresh”… “refresh”… “refresh” on their Twitter browsers. We should’ve known this was coming.
As a Minnesota sports fan, false hope is something that I should be used to. M...