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The Case For The Fair-Weather Sports Fan

May 7, 2018

In the NBA playoffs Monday night, it’s the Philadelphia 76ers versus the Boston Celtics and the Toronto Raptors against the Cleveland Cavaliers.

So is it OK to root for, say, the Golden State Warriors, who play Tuesday, if you aren’t from the Golden State? Or should you hide your soft spot for LeBron James if you don’t live in Cleveland?

The Atlantic’s Derek Thompson (@DKThomp) tells Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson people should support the teams they like, no matter where they live.

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