Welcome to Friday, NBA fans! Welcome to the weekend!
And what a weekend it promises to be , what with Sunday being St. Patrick’s Day and all. That gives you all three days to celebrate the Luck o’ the Irish – but don’t come crying to me on Monday when you’re a total wreck!
You’ve been warned.
Now: the links!
There were only three games in the NBA last night, and none of them were particularly close. Get your scores, recaps, and video highlights of the tail-whuppings here. [NBA.com]
Here it is: your Morning Shootaround. [NBA]
I’m dishing dimes, baby! Ten of them, as a matter of fact. [ESPN]
There are some bad teams in the NBA this season. Really bad teams. I mean, godawful teams that are so bad even the player’s mommas won’t watch them play. That’s the bad news. The good news is that there are some really good young players toiling away on those teams. Take a look. [Bleacher Report]
The Chicago Bulls entered 2014 looking to kick ass and chew bubblegum . . . and right about now, they are all out of bubblegum. To some, these Bulls are reminiscent of the 2004 Detroit Pistons. [b/r]
Heaven help us all if the Golden State Warriors face the Los Angeles Lakers in the playoffs this season. There’s bad blood brewing between these two squads, which was punctuated by Warriors back-up center Jermaine O’Neal trying to provoke Blake Griffin in the hallway following following last night’s game! [Yahoo! Sports]
And your Boston Celtics link of the day? Hear what Celtics team president Rich Gotham has to say about the Phil Jackson rumors. [Masslive.com]
Make today a good one!