Thursday, April 17, 2008

Magic get playoff TV snubbed

So for those of you who didn't get to watch the Magic during the regular season, you won't get much of a chance in the first round of the playoffs either. Here is a look at the schedule:

Game 1 - Sunday, April 20, 12:30 p.m., TNT (Orlando)

Game 2 - Tuesday, April 22, 7:30 p.m., NBA TV (Orlando)

Game 3 - Thursday, April 24, 7:30 p.m., NBA TV (Toronto)

Game 4 - Saturday, April 26, 3:00 p.m., TNT (Toronto)

If necessary. . .

Game 5 - Monday, April 28, 7:30 p.m., NBA TV (Orlando)

Game 6 - Thursday, May 1, Time and TV TBA (Toronto)

Game 7 - Saturday, May 3, Time TBD, TNT (Orlando)

As you can see there are only two (maybe three) nationally televised games on the schedule. Instead, the Magic have been relegated to NBA TV, where no one will watch them. If the Magic want to get some respect (and some national attention) they are going to need to get out of the first round. I am sure everyone in the country will want to see the Detroit Pistons and hear their ever-annoying Deeee-troit Basssket-balll chant.

P.S. If you live in the state of Florida there is a good chance that SUN SPORTS could pick up the NBA TV games, and maybe more.


Jay Warman said...

As annoying we think the Pistons' thingy is,t he HEAT's Michael B. and his antics have to be way more annoying to the rest of the country. However, I think he is phenomenal.

Deeeeeeeewyannneeeeeee Waaadeeeeee!!!! from D-Rose!(wishful thinking)

ASponge said...

This is nothing new for the Magic. Going by unnoticed has pretty much been their theme this year.

I'd use it as bulletin board material.