Once you get past the excuses and carefully crafted apologies -- a place everyone from Sergio Garcia to Roy Hibbert, Julie Hermann to Gordon Gee to John Tortorella has been lately -- we're left with prickly questions.
You've listened to Michael Wilbon argue on TV for years. Now he's plying his debating skills for us, too. Here's his position paper. Read it. Learn it. Live it.
John Cregan looks at rotational changes throughout the league since the trade deadline.