It's pushing 90+ degrees here in the valley of sun stroke and skin cancer. It is early May, and there's good news and bad news. Obviously the good news for we Suns fans was watching the Spurs get dropped in the first round. The Lakers appear headed for a similar upset, meanwhile I gotta admit I've become a Grizz fan. The Bad News is that we are all on the outside looking in on the postseason. It's not much fun is it?
And to all the mothers out there, and all of you have at one point had a mother: Happy Mother's Day to y'all from your friends at BSOTS!!
The 2011 NBA Draft is around the corner, and it's time to start delving into the talent pool. Who will the Sacramento Kings and Golden State Warriors choose in this year's lottery? Stay tuned to find out. Includes list of attendees
A season without a title does not end a dynasty; the San Antonio Spurs never won back-to-back banners, for instance, but dominated the NBA for a time (2003-2007). The Lakers' dynasty will survive insomuch as it isn't dead solely for this defeat (assuming the defeat comes to pass); if we've killed the Lakers, we'll have known it. This isn't it.
Wartime Golf Rules in the U.K. John Bois, SB (Totally not NBA Related But Kind of Weird)
A player whose stroke is affected by the simultaneous explosion of a bomb may play another ball from the same place. Penalty, one stroke.
Big Decisions for Magic: Earl Clark Finds New Life With Magic. Orlando Sentinel:
"His potential as a defensive player and as a defensive impact guy is unlimited," Van Gundy said, "if he can get down some better team defensive principles and focus and if he can truly understand that his route to being a special player in this league lies at the defensive end."
Marcin Gortat In His Own Words. AZ Central
In this vid, Gortat Talks Gortat
For the second time this year, an NBA mega-star has been caught on camera using speech that could easily be deemed offensive or hateful. First it was Kobe Bryant, who mouthed "fa***t" at a referee during an especially heated moment in April.
*Ed Note: Will the apology be similar's to KG's? "Er, um, well you know I know a lot of retarded people, have many in my family, close friends and all that who are retarded and um...F it, I donated a $1mil to some retard organization."
Rajon Rondo Dislocates His Elbow, Thus Leading to LeBron's Gaffe
Rajon Rondo injures elbow in tie-up with Dwyane Wade -- Boston Celtics vs. Miami Heat Game 3 (via nbavideosnow)