Television audience is the lifeblood of any professional sport in the 21st century and the NBL is no different. It should be a major concern for the NBL board and fans alike that outgoing CEO Fraser Neill said the next TV rights contract was still a long way from being sorted.
For those who were left scratching their heads and looking for the nearest young person to translate the Gen-Y edition of the Power Rankings, this week's version has been produced in true old-man style. None of that young punk bulldust.
This has been said/written/hypothesised before previous doomed trips to the big events but next year's Games of the 31st Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro will be the Boomers' best chance to finally secure a medal at a major tournament.