But whether or not Duncan realized it 24 years ago, he was onto something. If by fitting in he meant finding a place that would bring out the best version of him, and a place that would be the best version of itself with him in it, he was right to hope for such perfection. And by the end of the first day he spent working and sweating with the team he would come to symbolize, in the city whose ethic he would come to represent?
Even if they land in the play-in tournament, you know Lakers fans are going to eat this news up.
The Boston Celtics will know Tuesday if their season will continue into the playoffs, or if it will come down to a winner-take-all game. And while the time of the game hasn’t been determined, the NBA announced Friday that the Celtics will play Tuesday on TNT. If the Celtics lose that game, they will play again Thursday, also on TNT.