The Plane Truth
Celtics Plane Delayed in LA, Team Arrives Late Night in Boston,
But ABC Told David $tern They Just Had to Play on a Tuesday.
Good News: Ray Allen Expected to Play
... If He Makes It Back On NBA-Revenue-Maximizing Time.
And Of Course, Tipoff's Not Until 9:00 ...
"It may be counterintuitive and against conventional wisdom, but there is no indication that the younger audience is impacted by later start times. And the reality is, if it's past their bedtime, in this day and age, kids in particular are extra tech-savvy and are finding ways to consume the game online through nba.com or YouTube." -- NBA spokesman Michael Bass... apparently with a straight face