THE NBA

WRITTEN BY
Rob Harvilla

The thinking man's rock star's pro sports league of choice. The NFL is too macho and concussion-prone; baseball is boring, dude. And the feeling is tentatively mutual: Now-retired power forward/journeyman/unlikely columnist Paul Shirley made waves with a ludicrous 2009 ESPN.com piece wherein he listened to Merriweather Post Pavilion a bunch and concluded that "they create interesting, dare I say, soundscapes." (This was all before the Haiti thing.) Also, here's a video of classic NBA highlights set to "What Would I Want? Sky."

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