This week we took a look at the many questions facing the Indiana Pacers following their playoff exit, the sale of the Clippers to Steve Ballmer for $2 billion, and a potential Finals rematch between the Heat and Spurs.
Previewing the Conference Finals, calling into question Chris Paul’s leadership ability and #pointgod status, and discussing how race impacts coaching in the NBA.
- Tom Ziller on the NBA’s race problem for coaches (SB Nation)
- Scott Ostler: Is there a different standard for black coaches? (SFGate)
- Marcus Thompson: Warriors, Mark Jackson and the question of race (Mercury News)
In the latest edition of The Peoples Court, we revisited the Donald Sterling saga, discussed the second round of the playoffs, and named our Performances and Embarrassments of the Week.
History was made this week: an owner got banned for life, the weekend will play host to a record-breaking five Game 7s, and one of our own took a hard stance against the league.