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Courtside with Lee and Nicholson

Lee Versus Nicholson

Courtside celebrity shots seem to be a signature of every NBA telecast.  Whenever there’s a famous person(s) witnessing NBA action in person the networks can’t seem to help themselves from telling us that they’re there, as if somehow our viewing experience will be greatly enhanced by knowing who’s in the crowd or that we even care.  This goes double for games held in Los Angeles or New York as both cities are flush with celebrity residents and sport two of the association’s glamour franchises, the Lakers and the Knicks.  Naturally, those teams sport perhaps the biggest, celebrity fans in Spike Lee and Jack Nicholson.  Both have been die-hard, visible fans of their favorite teams for many years.  You, my faithful reader, will have the privilege of deciding which of them is the cooler celebrity fan. Continue reading