Assessing an NBA coach is akin to measuring the size of an ethereal vapor that's already been lost to the wind. It's so far removed from the end result, there's more of us in the appraisal than the coach's we're trying to rate.
The Pacers are more legitimate than they were a week ago and in decent position to upset the Cavs, which is remarkable considering the consensus preseason expectations.
Mohamed Bamba could become a special talent on defense while providing complementary finishing and floor spacing on offense.
The sheer amount of how much has happened in the Thunder's brief existence has been downright cosmic.
The need for space in the halfcourt around Giannis Antetokounmpo has been magnified during the first two games of the playoffs.