With three marquee basketball games staggered throughout the day, #10 Northern Iowa at #11 Wichita St., #18 Arkansas at #1 Kentucky, and #7 Arizona at #13 Utah, Saturday seemed like the perfect day to write a noon to midnight recap.
As March begins, the playoffs come into clearer focus while the lottery is still distant enough to stay in the background. Injuries to Derrick Rose and Russell Westbrook are unfortunate but they do add some intrigue to the next few weeks.
If the Suns kept Goran Dragic and Channing Frye, they would be a win-now team with a much lower ceiling than their competitors. Instead, they spun the whole thing forward, confident in their ability to project talent into the future.
As part of their Micro Millions Sweepstakes, DraftKings is offering RealGM readers access to a fantasy basketball contest on Friday with $125,000 in prizes.
As the NBA continues to evolve and get smarter, the next thing marked for improvement should be the way players and coaches approach their game-management responsibilities.