When I wake up in the
afternoon morning, I crank up Twitter and scroll through the thousands of tweets by writers, bloggers and friends in hopes I find pieces on stuff I care about. Environmental science, foreign affairs, local news and sports, there's a link for it. But for those that don't have two hours to waste to start their day (everybody), here's your links from around the NBA on the playoff race.
The top five seeds are some combination of the San Antonio Spurs, Denver Nuggets, Oklahoma City Thunder, Memphis Grizzlies, and Los Angeles Clippers so we won't have much on them until the time comes (future article?). This instead focuses on the five teams racing for spots six, seven and eighth in the Western Conference.
The teams are the Utah Jazz, Dallas Mavericks, Los Angeles Lakers, Houston Rockets, and our Golden State Warriors.
Golden State Warriors
Since we've talked about him so much this season on Golden State of Mind, ESPN decided to throw him in one of their playoff preview pieces:
Los Angeles Lakers
For those without Insider, the top players are as follows in no particular order:
Well, LeBron James >
LeBron James, James Harden, Stephen Curry, O.J. Mayo, Russell Westbrook and Blake Griffin.
Might as well get the one on Curry:
Miscellaneous but somewhat pertaining to the playoff race
There's a bunch of debate-starting pieces in here but I'll leave those to the comments.