You think the Spurs are paying attention to Stephen Curry at the three-point line? Let’s slow that down again. They sent THREE players to stop Curry and left Zaza Pachulia all by himself. Welcome to the new NBA. Amazingly, this happens more than you’d think. I spotlighted this video from a Warriors-Thunder game last year. And it makes sense. Allowing a two is better than allowing a three.
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.
Adam Silver raises the bar when it comes to female coaches in men’s professional sports. As part of the NBA’s partnership with LeanIn.org to promote gender equality, Silver spoke with ESPN.com’s Ohm Youngmisuk candidly about the future of women in the league. In addition to taking steps toward increasing the number of females “in the pipeline” for both coaching and officiating jobs, the commissioner didn’t mince words when asked about the potential of a woman head coach.