Used to be we could count on the Lakers to be the talk o' the town and the league. Now? Well, it's been a very un-Lakers-like season so far in the NBA.
For the first time in the Finals, the refs were invisible during Game 4. But what took them so long to disappear? And can they stay out of sight in Game 5?
The truth is Paul Pierce has come too far to let this -- anything short of permanent ligament damage to his knee or death -- end the Celtics' season, Scoop Jackson writes.