If the NHL ran the NBA…

If the NHL ran the NBA:

Problem: Not enough offense in the league.
NHL solution: Make the ball smaller; make the nets shorter; make the nets bigger; change the uniforms.
NBA solution: Allow the zone defense to create more fast break opportunities.

Problem: Players tarnishing the image of your game
NHL solution: Stop playing so it’s the last thing anyone remembers about the sport.
NBA solution: Gloss over the problems until the player is a hero.

Problem: People in North America are getting bored of your sport.
NHL solution: Send all the players to play in Europe for a season.
NBA solution: Develop a global outreach program.

Problem: Players need a contract.
NHL solution: LOCKOUT! LOCKOUT! LOCKOUT!
NBA solution: Work it out.

Problem: Not enough sexy women wearing your gear.
NHL solution: Draw
NBA solution: Draw.