You could be forgiven for not thinking too much about basketball today. With the Super Bowl taking all of the sports-related attention, and only one game (and that Orlando-Boston) on the schedule, it’s one of the quietest days of the NBA season, right up there with Christmas Eve.
I, on the other hand, would not be forgiven if I didn’t think too much about basketball, because it’s my job to bring you the latest news from around the NBA every weekend. There’s not a ton of breaking stuff today, for the aforementioned reasons, but there’s some really good writers weighing in on some of the recent hot topics. And also the trade deadline is less than three weeks away, so it’s about time to start getting hyped about that.
On to the news: