- While many people believe the NBA playoffs are too long, Hall of Famer and Turner Sports NBA analyst Grant Hill thinks the format is just right.
- Hill told Business Insider that from the end of March to mid-July, the NBA dominates the sports news cycle because of the playoffs, draft, free agency, and Summer League.
- With NBA playoffs TV ratings doing well, a stocked draft class, and big-name free agency class, the NBA likely agrees with Hill and has no incentive to change the model.
The 2018 NBA playoffs have already delivered some fun, compelling series that have elevated some rivalries and raised the star power of some of the leagues’ most prominent names.
However, many people, even basketball fans, have argued that the NBA playoffs are too long, as they begin in mid-April with the Finals concluding in mid-June.See the rest of the story at Business Insider
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