Even the Portland police were OK with the way the Trail Blazers took Game 1 of their playoff series from the Rockets. Meanwhile, usually ornery Spurs coach Gregg Popovich had a very personal message for ailing sideline reporter Craig Sager.
We can't wait to see Damian Lillard take on five different events on All-Star weekend. Meanwhile, in Vladimir Putin news, the Russian president sinks to new levels of cluelessness by trotting out the fake lesbians of t.A.T.u. at the Olympics.
On the night Portland's Damian Lillard continued his recent Michael Jordan impersonation with another game-winning shot, Southern Illinois coach Barry Hinson wrapped up rant-of the-year honors with an epic postgame meltdown.