The buzz from the crowd that motivates is huge ,will the adrenaline still be pumping ?Will players be as motivated to dive for loose balls or go crashing into stands or take a hard hit to the basket.
Will there be comebacks from large deficits.?
It feels like our young guys experiences with playoff basketball are now gone. Will teams quit in the silence? Will players used to the type of pressure of the crowds be able to push themselves through pain?
Team chemistry may be more important without fans, giving the Celtics an advantage.
It will be interesting to see the effect on Free Throw % and 3 point %.
Who will step up?, Who will shrink? Who will think it doesn't matter ,this is not really playoff basketball?
Who has a steely will, that needs no crowd re-enforcement ? Will it be a scrimmage type product?.
I want to watch basketball but as I ask these questions is this the kind of NBA playoffs that Crowns the best team in the world?.Is all this really worth it, to put out an inferior product?
Any thoughts on this, mine have gone from can't wait .To will I be able to stay up, as I have a 5hr time difference and is it worth it.
Is this going to be reality TV basketball loosely scripted with referees influencing games without crowd pressure.?