Eight months to the day since Toronto and Golden State opened the preseason in Rogers Arena, the NBA Finals will begin Thursday in Oakland with the rubber match series between the two teams everyone has expected to meet all season long.
Pity the poor Toronto Raptors.
In four games, he was the one constant.
The fight was back. DeMar DeRozan was back. All that was missing was an even average night from behind the arc.
P.J. Tucker has a way about him wherever he goes. It’s a full-on, no hesitation approach to life and it’s both on the floor and off it.
A college basketball season that started with 351 teams in November and was pared down to 68 two weeks ago is now down to just four.
Is it a case of March Mildness?
It’s the opening week of the NCAA Division I men’s basketball tournament.
The sometimes three-ring circus that is the NBA pulled into New Orleans Friday through Sunday, where it set up shop for its literal three-ring circus: All-Star Weekend.
All weekend leading up to Sunday’s game the focus seemed to be on how the ex Oklahoma City Thunder teammates Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook would interact.