I mean, even players are saying what I'm saying, but what do I know?
"At some point, you've got to do something to make it exciting again," said Mavericks point guard Jason Kidd, a 10-time All-Star. "I know the whole event has gotten bigger and it's become an entire weekend of things to see and do. But the main part is supposed to be the All-Star Game itself and I feel like we've lost some of the edge that comes when guys really care about who wins and who loses."
. "So by its nature that presents a problem. So you've got to create some kind of edge.
East-West? Who cares? The coasts and conferences aren't so wide apart anymore. We all have so many games on TV. We need something new."
"I'm in favor of anything that gets the competition going in a game," said Billups. "That's why we all play the game, out on the playgrounds when we're kids or when we're in the NBA. That's what it's all about."