Quick, let’s play “Jeopardy.” The answer is: “30 for 30.”
And the question: “What is the number of minutes we all should have skipped in the first half of ESPN’s one-hour NBA draft lottery show Tuesday?”
ESPN may have stumbled upon a way to discourage NBA fans from wanting their teams to tank their way to the top draft pick.
Anything that makes it less likely to have to sit through the pap and palaver ESPN gave viewers Tuesday may be worth the sacrifice, even it means missing out on the next Markelle Fultz.
There simply has to be a better way to treat the audience.
What’s worse, we all probably should have known going in that this is how it would go down,...