It's probably not too crazy to assume that wearing a guy around like a backpack, the way Blake Griffin wore Zach Randolph, wasn't what the forefathers had in mind when they hung the first peach basket.
There will be an upset. Maybe two. It just feels like something special is going to happen in these NBA playoffs, or even something crazy, like the Spurs losing in the first round.
Kobe Bryant's hands-off play in Game 4, when the Thunder dominated to tie the series 2-2, and his admittedly "moody" behavior in interviews Monday have created yet another "Kobe Moment."
There are so many reasons to be excited about the NBA right now. And one giant reason to be disgusted, thanks to David Stern, Clay Bennett and company.
The NFL should take a page from the NBA's code of conduct before it's too late.
Tim Keown says it's hammer-time in the NBA playoffs, when the games turn downright ugly.