Jonathan Feigen: Tad Brown said “it can wear on you after so many decades. There are passions in his life.” Cited philanthropic efforts, family.
April 24, 2018 | 6:18 pm EDT Update
Jared Weiss: Brad Stevens explains Marcus Smart’s pregame workout: “It was more of a jog through, put a body on people. Those types of things. (Alex) Barlow was the main guy and, I mean, anybody in here can beat Barlow. Getting a little physical. Maybe not Scal.”
Rick Noland: Korver: “We all know the narrative around us is what it is. It’s Bron and we’re all trying to make it work for him, but I don’t want to make too much of it. We just need to play basketball.”
Jim Eichenhofer: Alvin Gentry on embracing the opportunity in front of #Pelicans: “I know we’re not satisfied with anything we’ve done yet… We’re not just happy with where we are right now and that’s it. You don’t get this opportunity (to be in the conference semifinals) very often.”
Adam Wexler: Timberwolves G Tyus Jones (Right Knee Soreness-Questionable) is on injury report. Teague (dislocated finger) is not on the injury report. #Rockets
If you managed to get your hands on pre-sale tickets for one of the New Orleans Pelicans’ home playoff games, you might want to check your account. Due to an “issue” in the team’s ticketing system, a second pre-sale window scheduled for Tuesday has been postponed, the team announced Monday night, and others learned Tuesday morning that their orders have been canceled.