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Doc Rivers has a lot of juice. You know what that allows him to do? Have Lawrence Frank to his left and Woodie to his right. Not threatened.
Know I've said this before: Kenny and Charles are brilliant. I don't get what Shaq adds to the smartest studio show on network TV.
If NBA did a "Most Undervalued Player" rather than a "Most Improved Player," I'd vote Mike Conley every year.
Everyone who loves the NBA knew this would be the best game of the weekend. And it is.
A fan berated me today for leaving Green off my DPOY ballot. OK, cool. But that Jordan block kinda makes my point on a 3RD PLACE VOTE.
Tony Parker is still a really good player. But he went from MVP candidate to not in All-NBA discussion very quickly. Still HOF.
Did Chris Paul go to Duke? He learned that flop somewhere along the way.
Larry Brown says most misleading thing in playoffs is home team's margin of victory in Game 1. But Trail Blazers looked overwhelmed.
Est. heights of the exit row passengers on my flight: 5'3, 5'3, 5'5, 5'9, 6'0, and 6'1 Additional notes: I'm 7'0 tall Enjoy your leg room!
In what world is starting Clippers-Spurs at 10:30 on Sunday a good choice?
Al Horford has has some terrible injury luck. Hopefully this isn't more of the same.
Trying to get dinner but I guess it's tornadoing outside?!?!
Don't know hockey, but sounds like the 2011-12 Charlotte Bobcats should form a support group for the 2014-15 Buffalo Sabers
Irony: The hardest part for me was third-place coach. I voted Stevens, but I thought what Quin Snyder did Nov-to-April was head-turning.
Enjoyed your feedback tonight on my awards ballot. Most of the chatter was about MVP, which was understandable (more)...
It's cool for people to tell me they disagree with my awards ballot on Twitter. But y'all realize this isn't Jeopardy. No wrong answers.
You think Chandler Parsons is a little geeked up to play Rockets in the playoffs?
Derrick Rose sure looked "back" tonight.
Wizards ball. Good reversal.
Paul Pierce went 10th in 1998 draft. Bob Bass had him atop Hornets' board, but Hornets didn't pick until 21 (Ricky Davis).
If the Wizards lead at the half on the road with Bradley Beal shooting 1-of-9, they are very fortunate.
Good move by Wizards playing Paul Pierce some at power forward today.
Seriously amped-up crowd in Air Canada Centre for Raptors-Wizards.
I'ma be sick at 12:30 straight up
Had a long overdue night off. Went on Netflix and watched several episodes of Daredevill. Figured it was good .It was terrific.
That moment when you say the Spurs won't be in the NBA Final, and all your spider sense is tingling."Danger!"
19.2 percent of video reviews by NBA referees this season resulted in overturned calls.
Catching up on months of sleep deprivation....
"It didn't work out the way we expected it to." -- Cho on Lance Stephenson.
Cho said he has a constructive relationship with coach Steve Clifford and they are on the same page.
"I wouldn't say that's out of the question." -- Cho on possibility of trading the lottery pick.
"I do think we need to address the shooting...A lot of guys' percentages went down this year." -- Cho.
"He knows he had a bad year." -- Rich Cho on Lance Stephenson.
"MKG was probably our most improved player." -- Cho.
"I think a lot with Al is about his conditioning and his weight...He's committed to dropping 20 to 25 pounds." -- Cho
Rich Cho: "We're all disappointed in the season we had. We expected to make the playoffs."
Good morning people! Wishing everyone a good day wherever you are.
Hornets will have a 1.7% chance of the top pick in the draft lottery and a 6.1% chance at a top-3 pick.
NBA and players association agree on a system to test players for Human Growth Hormone starting next season.
“I’ve got unfinished business here. That’s not even an option for me." Al Jefferson when asked if he'd opt-out of next season to be a FA.
Al Jefferson wants to lose 25 pounds this summer.
Al Jefferson says it's highly unlikely he'd exercise his opt out to become a free agent in July.
Cody Zeller has a partially torn rotator cuff. Sounds like arthroscopic surgery is likely.
"He flts what we need. He creates space on the floor." -- Clifford on P.J. Hairston's long-range shooting.
"He's a good shooter. He's not a knock-down shooter." -- Clifford on P.J. Hairston.
Clifford said Cody Zeller might need surgery on his right shoulder.
Clifford said the simplest measure of MKG's value is when he didn't play they didn't win.
"He has a contagious competitiveness about him....When he wasn't on the floor I didn't like it." -- Clifford on MKG.
Clifford said MKG might be the Hornets' most important player.
Clifford said he doesn't believe it's a given Al Jefferson will have more injury issues going forward. "I believe in him."
Clifford said on an ideal team, Kemba Walker would be the Hornets' third or fourth scoring option.
"Kemba will never average 30 points a night, but he's a winning player. You can win with him." -- Clifford.
"A lot of Al's issues this year were physical. But I have a responsibility to make him the player he was last year." -- Clifford.
"We never became as good a practice team this year as last year.'' -- Clifford.
"We're not in a position to get a max-level player. Nor do we need to." -- Clifford.
"It's not OK to not make the playoffs. But I do think it was a group that did a lot of good things." -- Clifford.
"We're not a 33-win team. And I'm primarily responsible for that." -- Clifford.
"We weren't as disciplined, we made too many mistakes, more nights when we weren't ready to play." -- Clifford.
"This is a disappointing year. We took a step back." -- Steve Clifford on the Hornets' season.