Apr 9, 2012, 10:04 PM EDT
Chris Mannix of Sports Illustrated swung by the NBC SportsTalk studios to talk about the big stories in the NBA — like how far Carmelo Anthony can take the Knicks (first round of the playoffs), Lakers, and the mess that is the Orlando Magic.
It’s “5 Things You Need to Know About the NBA.” Which is just another reason you should be watching SportsTalk on NBC Sports Network. The primary reason being a chance to see the stylish clothing of myself and Craig Calcaterra are wearing, of course.
- Chris Paul scores 34 points, Clippers win Game 4 to even series with Spurs 0
- Cavaliers advance to second round – but but maybe lose Kevin Love and moral high ground in process 15
- Mike Conley out for Game 4 with “serious” facial injury, no timetable for return 3
- Grizzlies start fast, hang on to beat Portland, take 3-0 series lead 1
- Bucks outwork Bulls, stay alive on Jerryd Bayless game-winner 6
- Nets use 18-0 second-half run to secure Game 3 victory over Hawks 6
- Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle fined $25K for publicly criticizing officials after Game 3 loss to Rockets 10
- PBT Extra: Stephen Curry starting to have his defining playoff moments 8