Scott Brooks Rumors

The Wizards coach has felt refreshed during this sprint toward the end of the regular season — which is why he took a question about the intensity of NBA games played in March and turned it into a soliloquy on the joys of spring. “I think as players or coaches, to me, this is one of the best times because now you’re fighting for a playoff spot, your fighting position,” Brooks said after the team’s Thursday practice. “The tournament’s coming around the corner, it’s March Madness. Baseball season is about to start . . . The weather has changed and the time change has happened.”