ESPN thought it would be cute to extend the sad, played-out storyline that the Heat had the best chance to land the top pick in the 2008 NBA Draft Lottery, that the Bulls won the lottery and selected Derrick Rose with it, that the Heat had the second pick, and that Chicagoans Rose and Dwyane Wade could be side-by-side in Miami’s backcourt today.
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Did you get all that? Don’t worry if you didn’t. Give it the weekend and the narrative will be rammed down your throat enough.
ESPN took it a step further, Ricky O’Donnell wrote (SBN Chicago), posting this on their front page because there’s no basketball today and HYPE likes to stay noisy for noise’s sake: