What's up with the flailing favorites in the NBA playoffs? Kendrick Perkins and Oklahoma City are facing the real possibility of sitting out the rest of the postseason, and Larry Bird could hardly bear to watch the bumbling Pacers.
In the here and now, it's clear the Los Angeles Clippers are the best team in the city, regardless of the Lakers' past success.
Losing is all Elton Brand and Shane Battier have ever known in the NBA. But that could change.