The Nets and the Nets have the same record. Blame Kyrie. Blame the Nets defense.
The marriage between Julius Randle and Tom Thibodeau gets an A+. Randle is playing like an All-Star and Thibs has changed the culture.
Frustrated by the kid-glove treatment of white protestors, LeBron James opined that there are two America’s. His remarks oxygenate a myth. There is only one America. An often racist place but just one America.
Steph Curry has a huge challenge. Shutting up his doubters barely registers on the long list of must-dos.
Collin Sexton and Christian Wood have been a surprise. So is Marvin Bagley III’s father asking the Kings to trade him after 6 games. And Kelly Oubre’s 1 lone three and 24 misses.
In the latest iteration of why the Clippers failed, Doc Rivers blames his former players for not knowing their roles. He leaves himself out of the equation as if he had no responsibility. It sounds a lot like Paul George.
Give Milwaukee the memo. Defense wins rings.
Paul Pierce is in the Hall of Fame. It took 19 years of blood, sweat, and tears, plus a title and a wheelchair to make it happen.
It had been 13 months since James Wiseman played in a basketball game. Yet, Wiseman was the best thing about the Warriors opening night.
The Jerry West gig is up. He’s not Lakers for Life. Maybe he never was.