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College, NBA Draft / Apr 11, 2012 / 3:30 pm

Parental Advisory: NBA, NCAA Don’t Belong In The Child-Rearing Business

Shabazz Muhammad

As soon as U.S. legislators get around to declaring the first Thursday and Friday of March Madness federal holidays, I have two more suggestions for basketball’s national calendar: Let’s move Mother’s Day and Father’s Day to April 11 and April 29.

Split them up however you want. The point is that these two dates – National Signing Day for high school hoopsters headed to college (April 11), and the early-entry deadline for college underclassmen considering the NBA Draft (April 29) – bring out the parental instincts in even the childless among basketball fans and media. Read More »