After March 1st had passed, most fans assumed there were no difference makers left to help NBA playoff teams. Those who follow the D-League would beg to differ.
There are many tragedies in life that many hope to never have to experience. One of the saddest realities in life is that of a parent outliving their child. There are also many things—evil, terrible things—that no one should ever have to bear in life. The worst of which, perhaps for a parent, is harm inflicted on their child at the hands of a criminal—whether verbal, physical or sexual abuse or even abduction or death. The burden of knowing that your child suffered such
Over the All-Star break, news broke that longtime Los Angeles Lakers owner Dr. Jerry Buss had been hospitalized and was battling cancer. Monday, Dr. Buss passed away. [Heisler on Buss: As owners go, he stands alone] Many NBA players (former and current), owners and personnel sent their regards via Twitter.
The Los Angeles Lakers didn’t react well to Monday’s thumping in Oklahoma City. Center Andrew Bynum and forward Devin Ebanks drew fines from the NBA for their actions during and after the team’s 119-90 loss to the Thunder in the opener of their Western Conference semifinal series. Bynum wad fined $15,000 for refusing to speak with the media after Tuesday’s practice. Ebanks was fined $25,000 for his part in a late-game scuffle following a loose ball that resulted in his ejection. Game 2 is
Is it safe to say that NBA teams always enjoy home court advantage? It may actually be an understatement when it comes to home court in this postseason. All but two games in the playoffs so far have been won by the home team, and the lone two teams that won on the road basically needed to pull off miracles to get their victories. Of course, there’s the simple fact that the home teams are also generally the better teams, which is why