The playoffs have been defined by lopsided first-round series and calls to abolish the Hack-a-Shaq strategy from NBA fans across Twitter to this point. Meanwhile, the Oklahoma City Thunder – who failed to qualify for the playoffs for the first time since 2009 – made news recently by firing head coach Scott Brooks. The move was made with a long-term view to hopefully retain franchise cornerstones Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook. Both players were taken selected in the draft, which is only
Brian Geltzeiler joins NBC Radio with Dan Schwartzman to discuss the recent Los Angeles Lakers troubles, Kobe’s 30,000 point milestone, the surging New York Knicks, and the possible return of Dirk Nowitzki for the Dallas Mavericks.