OKC Welcomes the Boston Celtics into the Chesapeake Arena tonight. Boston has struggled of late in dropping six of their last seven, but they are a prideful and stubborn bunch who still know how to play good defense, so OKC's resolve will be tested.
Skip Bayless...I don't even need to write anything more about him, do I? Mayberry does a great job here addressing Skip being Skip. The bottom line whenever you rely on a single number to tell an entire story, context matters.
Young invites a DT reader to push back against the insane criticism that has surfaced against the young Thunder squad.
Graciously, Prada doesn't take the position of, 'what would have happened if the Trail Blazers had taken Durant instead of Odom?' Instead, he imagines a world where the Blazers stayed healthy.
It is hard to argue against LeBron James for MVP. He is doing everything that Kevin Durant is doing, but just a little bit better. At least they still love James Harden.
For evidence of this, recall that the 8th seeded Knicks made the NBA finals following the last lockout.
Enes Kanter makes a move into the top three. While he is still raw offensively, he has shown heightened skill on the defensive end of the court.
Greg Poppovich sat his starters last night, ceding the game to the Trail Blazers. I think he learned his lesson from last season - the playoffs trump great records.
I love Dave Chappelle as much as anybody, but given how the Thunder played against the Kings after he visited with them, I'm inclined to stay away.
It's one thing to have your significant other cutting up your meat for you, but at a restaurant?
If I had the means I would absolutely do this.