So far, so good.
The twenty-five rule changes implemented this season – especially those intended to increase pace and enhance “freedom of movement” – seem to be working. We ended last season with only five teams averaging 80 or more points per game, none scoring more than 85. By mid-December this season, seventy teams were averaging 80 or more, seven of them in the 90’s.
Still, I have my doubts. You don’t reverse a forty-year decline in one season.
Just how deep is the hole we’ve dug? Continue reading…