241 – consecutive double-doubles by Kevin Love that were all due to scrappiness and heart.
61 – consecutive games in which the Sixers players have actually tried, depressingly enough.
6 – consecutive games the Los Angeles Lakers – the LOS ANGELES LAKERS! – have started people called Wesley Johnson, Kendall Marshall, Jodie Meeks and Kent Bazemore.
30 – consecutive NBA Playoffs that were totally rigged, according to your friend Steve.
120 – consecutive Gregg Popovich in-game interviews that were more entertaining than his team’s on-court play.
46,914 – consecutive fake laughs at Shaquille O’Neal comments by O’Neal’s TNT co-hosts.
61 – consecutive games that lifelong, diehard Celtics fans have really been more into the Red Sox, Patriots and Bruins.
521 – consecutive productive basketball games played by Kevin Durant despite not being able to bench a lot.
14 – consecutive games played without suffering major injury by Greg Oden and oh god please have mercy and let it extend to at least 15.
41 – consecutive years New York Knicks fans somehow convinced themselves going into the season that their crap team had a shot at an NBA title.
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