The NBA regular season wrapped up Sunday night – with the Philadelphia 76ers and Utah Jazz securing the top seeds in their respective conferences – and for the first time in more than two months there was a matchday on the schedule with zero NBA games.
The basketball drought, fortunately, is short. The new NBA play-in tournament kicks off Tuesday night with clashes between the Eastern Conference, the Hornets at the Pacers and the Wizards at the Celtics, before the Western Conference takes center stage on Wednesday. The play-in round ends on Friday, the first round begins on Saturday, and fans will participate in a glorious few months of basketball, with the final concluding in July – just before the start of the Tokyo Olympics.
Still, a night without basketball was difficult for some fans. Here are the funniest reactions:
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