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Old 04-04-2021, 12:14 PM
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Default The Difference between College Basketball and the NBA:

If you've been on an island for a while and had not noticed:

Last night Gonzaga beat UCLA 93-90 in overtime with a last-three seconds, 55 foot bank shot finishing off the best basketball game since...well, at least since Laetner beat Kentucky...IMO, this was better yet.

Meanwhile, here are some recent NBA scores:

Monday, March 29- Utah 114 Cleveland 75

Friday, April 2- Phoenix 140 Oklahoma City 103
Friday, April 2- Toronto 130 Golden State 77

Saturday, April 3 - New York 125 Detroit 81
Saturday, April 3 - Utah 137 Orlando 91
Saturday, April 3 - Portland 133 Oklahoma City 85

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I can't get into the NBA style of play, but I love college, and I'm a big Gonzaga fan! That shot was solid, Adam Morrison and Dan Dickau mythical level 10 stuff. Just fantastic. Spokane is going to go bonkers if they deliver a national championship.

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I'm on the opposite side of the argument. No doubt one of the all-time great games though.
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Agree

I have not watched a pro basketball game for at least 10 years.

But college - I can watch any 2 teams, men or women, any level anytime.

It's just more exciting.

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College - you can take five steps before they call travelling, in the NBA, they never call travelling.
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If you've been on an island for a while and had not noticed:

Last night Gonzaga beat UCLA 93-90 in overtime with a last-three seconds, 55 foot bank shot finishing off the best basketball game since...well, at least since Laetner beat Kentucky...IMO, this was better yet.



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2005 Illinois- Arizona was better than both those. 14 point deficit with 3:20 left erased by Illinois to win in OT.
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The biggest difference to me, coaching. In the Pros every contract dime is guaranteed in college only half. Can you imagine trying to get these guys to actually listen.
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