Magic head coach Steve Clifford likes the NBA play-in event format that we’ll all get to get pleasure from subsequent week. Through the Orlando Sentinel:
The event has drawn its share of critics, from Mavericks proprietor Mark Cuban to Lakers All-Star LeBron James.
Magic coach Steve Clifford, however, thinks the play-in format is an effective factor.
“I feel you guys know I’m a giant sports activities fan, and possibly slightly bit extra of a purist than lots of people, and I keep in mind when baseball went to a wild card and I believed it was going to be horrible and it ended up being a terrific factor for baseball,” Clifford stated. “It [play-in tournament] retains extra groups taking part in significant video games late within the yr, and identical to baseball I imagine that Tuesday evening and Thursday evening there’s going to be nice curiosity in our league. So I’m to see how folks prefer it, however from what I’ve seen I feel it’s an excellent concept.”
The play-in event begins subsequent week.