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Sign in or create an account as an NBA.com All-Access member.
Click the second link and you’ll find a pop-over form with lots of personal stuff to type in to boxes, followed by this:
Yo, NBA. Let me talk a little trash here.
First, creating an account is fine, even if it’s very 1995.
Second, don’t pre-check something to make opt-out look like opt-in. That move doesn’t sell anything to my defense.
Third, you’re not scoring shit with that small print. Yeah, I know it’s the usual stuff. I don’t care. It gives me nothing but junk mail and exposure to stuff I don’t want, including stuff I don’t even know I don’t want until it happens and I may not even be able to tell it happened because you let it happen. Enough of that crap.
You want to crowd-source all-star voting by fans? Let them come up with their own system. This one is as old-fashioned and broken as the no-dunk rule.