• Dave Hyde: If the NBA doesn't care about the regular season, should you?

    1 day ago - By Bésame

    The Boston Celtics injury report early Tuesday afternoon sure made it sound unfortunate, as if random and rotten luck with injuries kept three starters and five players out of their game against the Miami Heat.
    The Heat had an announcement of their own after pre-game warmups, just as people were arriving to the arena: Jimmy Butler suffered from lower back tightness and would sit out, too.
    Let's agree Butler was hurt and couldn't play. The problem in today's NBA is that so many players are taking nights off you never really know who's hurt anymore and who doesn't want to play.
    If the...
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