[1/14/17] A 2015 study by Microsoft revealed that the average person’s attention span in this wild world of technology and social media is down to eight seconds — which is less than that of a goldfish.
If you’re an NBA fan and you’re still reading this (and kudos to you, if you are) … there’s no need to worry. NBA commissioner Adam Silver has it covered.
You know those late-game situations, where timeout after timeout make the final 30 seconds last 10 minutes? During a press conference in London before the Denver Nuggets’ 140-112 rout of the Indiana Pacers on Thursday, Silver noted that the league tracks the end of games — specifically the number of timeouts that are allowed — “very closely” and said the NBA’s competition committee will likely take a “fresh look” at game length at the end of the season.