Marvel, the NBA and making pro basketball a little less serious

An argument for more whimsy in NBA broadcasts.

Good morning. Let’s basketball.

On Monday, the Warriors beat the Pelicans in the first ever broadcast collaboration between the NBA, ESPN and Marvel. The game was not particularly memorable: Stephen Curry was awesome as he often has been, Golden State outplayed New Orleans throughout, Zion Williamson put up strong numbers on a bevy of Zionesque plays, Dr…

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