Originally posted on Project Spurs  |  Last updated 5/23/13
Many people enjoy watching the San Antonio Spurs -- their convoluted motion-based system is capable of producing points in a hurry -- but there is still a sizable subsection of America that cannot stand the Spurs and their "boring" brand of basketball. (Ignoring the fact, of course, that they have finished among the top seven in offensive efficiency in three consecutive seasons.)   Without the allure of either Kevin Durant's Oklahoma City Thunder, Chris Paul's Los Angeles Clippers and Kobe Bryant's Los Angeles Lakers -- each were prohibitive favorites in the Western Conference prior to the regular season -- ABC TV ratings dropped significantly last week according to Sports Media Watch.    Sunday's Game 4 tilt between the Spurs and Golden State Warriors registered a 3.4 rating (5.3 million viewers). Those numbers represent a 29 percent decrease in viewers from last year's Heat-Pacers series and 36 percent from the Lakers-Mavericks series in 2011 via Awful Announcing. ...
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