The NBA's bywords in this compacted season? Misery and pain. D-Wade, D-Rose, Kobe, 'Melo, Nash . . . How teams deal with injuries right now could decide who's playing in June.
Ricky Rubio is teaching a lesson to a lot of people in the NBA. One of them is our own expert, who was on the record with his criticism of the Timberwolves for drafting him. Oops!
Today's athletes know Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as an idea rather than as a man. But that doesn't mean his message has been lost.