No, The NBA is Not in “Big Trouble”

Despite the noted dip in television ratings, the NBA has no reason to be concerned about its popularity.

The first meeting between LeBron James’ Los Angeles Lakers and Giannis Antetokounmpo’s Milwaukee Bucks drew some of the highest TV ratings all year, but that doesn’t tell the whole story.

It’s a story line that has surrounded the NBA for the better part of the last decade and is beginning to rear its head once again; TV ratings.

Notably, the television ratings were down this season by around 13% compared to last season, an obvious issue for a league that…