Should the NBA Awards even be televised? | The Tylt

Should the NBA Awards even be televised?

The NBA started televising its awards with a Golden Globes-like production 2017 and they have become an anticipated part of the league's season. However, many fans don't see the necessity of having a two-hour ceremony when a much less time-consuming press conference sufficed for decades. You still had great speeches without having to sit through a cringey show. Still, the NBA Awards have had great moments honoring legends and cracking jokes at one another and it would be a shame to lose that. What do you think? 🏀

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There is no reason to waste fans' time with a two-hour show when all you need a press conference that takes a fraction of the time. You want beautiful speeches? Kevin Durant didn't need an award show to make an iconic one tearfully thanking his mom when he won MVP in 2014. You want a place where NBA players roast each other? Twitter exists, everyone, and, spoiler alert, NBA players don't need a show to bust their colleagues up.

The NBA Awards is an exhibit of unnecessary pageantry and shouldn't be televised. An announcement should be enough.

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People need to stop being wet blankets and enjoy what they have. The NBA Awards are a great place to honor the best of the best in the NBA, but that extends beyond any given year's winner. They honor NBA legends with lifetime achievement awards and recognize true courage with the Sager Strong Award. These are inspirational and educational moments you can't get if the annual awards were just announced on a press release.

Plus, there's no other place you're going to get so many elite players in one spot destroying each other with comedic routines or legends of the game flipping the bird to one another. The award show needs to stay.

FINAL RESULTS
Sports
Should the NBA Awards even be televised?
A festive crown for the winner
#CancelNBAAwards
#KeepNBAAwardsShow