NBA Players Can’t Stop Checking Their Phones During Games

Yesterday, The New York Times published a hilarious or apocalyptic (depending on how much you like basketball) account of NBA players’ attachment to their smartphones before and after a game—and sometimes during.

Halftime is the where the frontlines of a generational divide is splitting some NBA teams in half. Older players regard halftime as a sacred moment of keeping your head in the game while younger players, like the Knicks’ Kevin Seraphin sees things a little differently. He serves up the most unexpectedly profound quote in the entire story:

“I’m not perfect,” Seraphin said. “I love social networks.”


[New York Times]

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