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Old 03-06-2006, 05:11 PM   #11
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Who cares about basketball anyway? Unless they raise the hoop 2 or 3 more feet, I will not watch it.
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Old 03-06-2006, 05:35 PM   #12
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I've had a few conversations with fans from Pittsburgh over the years, and the best guess we could come up with was that Pittsburgh is JUST north and east enough (more east coast than midwest) that hockey makes more sense. Basketball is more midwestern, and hockey is more cold weather and northern in nature. When I was a kid in Ohio, there was NO hockey to be played at all, but basketball was (and still is) huge.

Not scientific at all, but probably accurate.
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Old 03-06-2006, 05:48 PM   #13
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Not scientific at all, but probably accurate.
agreed.

i bet plaxico burress would give a much more "scientific" explanation
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Old 03-08-2006, 06:49 PM   #14
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We got the Steelers. Plus, we got Pitt. So we don't need one!
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