If you were scoring the play above, you would give a missed three-point attempt to Oklahoma City's DJ Augustin and a rebound to Minnesota's Justin Hamilton, right? If so, you could never get a job as Oklahoma City's official scorekeeper. Here is how they scored the play:
"I went into the NBA as bright-eyed and bushy-tailed as I could get," Alex says. "I loved the game. I didn't want to taint it." Of course, that was before Alex did all those "bad, bad, bad" things.
In January 1997, the Lakers' Nick Van Exel handed out 23 assists in a 95-82 victory over Vancouver, a feat less attributable to his sharpshooting teammates than to the numbers-fudging Lakers fan working the Grizzlies' scorer's table.