Just seven nights ago, the Toronto Raptors looked to be teetering on the brink. They’d lost five of their last eight to fall two games behind the Washington Wizards for the No. 3 seed in the Eastern Conference, they sat just two games ahead of the Atlanta Hawks in the race for the No. 4 spot and home-court
Let’s not argue whether the triangle offense can still work in the NBA’s pick-and-roll, pace-and-space era. Instead, we’re here to discuss whether it was wise for the New York Knicks to change course and embrace the offensive scheme midseason.
On Wednesday afternoon, LeBron James acknowledged that his Cleveland Cavaliers had not yet hit their stride and weren’t quite ready for the rigors of the postseason, but that he wasn’t too worried about it. “We’re not in playoff mode right now,” he said, according to Joe Vardon of cleveland.com.