If Mike Bryant isn’t considered the prototypical sports father, he probably should be. His dedication to helping his son, Kris Bryant, develop into the reigning National League MVP on the field, and a respected member of every community he belongs to off the field, are matched by few and topped by none. A lot of the same could be said about LaVar Ball, the father of UCLA standout and future NBA lottery pick Lonzo Ball. The dedication and support measure up, but his seemingly unquenchable thirst to make headlines and share the spotlight with his son are in stark contrast to Mr. Bryant’s. In fact, it’s to the point now where even Mike Bryant felt the need to weigh in with some very wise and important advice for Mr. Ball.
Kevin Durant being on track in his recovery will elicit plenty of smiles among the Warriors. (AP) So far, so good on Kevin Durant’s recovery from a sprained medial collateral ligament and tibial bone bruise in his left knee, the Golden State Warriors
John Wall smiles and embraces former teammate Nick Young after the Wizards clinch the Southeast Division title. Beating the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night was a bit tougher than the Washington Wizards probably expected it to be.