Rodman told Joe Buck on his interview program “Undeniable” that his two-season relationship with Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, then the team’s general manager, was not good and eroded the longer he stayed in San Antonio. “The city kind of embraced me, but what’s his name, Popovich, he hated me,” Rodman said. “He hated my guts because I wasn’t a bible guy. They looked at me like I was the devil.” Late in his time in San Antonio, Rodman said he tried to mend his relationship with Popovich and his teammates. “With Pop, I’ve got to be cool until I started acting out again,” Rodman said. “It was kind of like they don’t want me here.”
May 26, 2018 | 10:03 pm EDT Update
Ramona Shelburne: Chris Paul is not playing in this game, but he is dressed. Mike D’Antoni joked with @ESPNRadio there needs to keep a buffer between him and CP so he doesn’t get tempted to send him in.
James Harden’s now-done drought of 22 straight missed 3s is the second longest such streak in the playoffs over the last 20 years, according to ESPN Stats & Info research. Robert Horry missed 24 straight in 2003.