David Stern Doesn't Have A Problem With Shitty Basketball Games; He Has A Problem With Honesty

When Gregg Popovich decided to rest four of the Spurs' best players last night—a decision made well in advance of their game against the Heat, if Pop is to be believed—he took all the air out of a hotly anticipated, nationally televised contest. In the kindest light, it was a savvy move by Popovich designed to keep…

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Aborted Chris Paul Trade Cannot Be Appealed, Because It Was Technically The Hornets Who Backed Out

Despite Dell Demps nominally having full authority to make player moves, it was pressure from other owners (and therefore the owners of the Hornets) that killed the Chris Paul deal last night. So this was never a completed trade vetoed by the league—for litigation purposes, this was a trade that one side chose not to…

After Last Night's Botched Trade, Danny Granger Says He's Changing His Name To "Stern's Bi#&h"

If you were following the whirlwind that came with last night's planned, and then nixed three-team trade that would have sent Chris Paul to the Lakers, you probably caught some of the athlete reactions. Paul, going for subtlety, tweeted, "WoW," while Lamar Odom—after a teary interview with Stephen A. Smith—told the …