This post originally appeared at The Christian Science Monitor.
Until “Linsanity,” did you know that there was a National Basketball Association record for the most points scored in a player’s first five career starts?
If you didn’t, join the crowd. That’s the kind of record that is buried in the statistical weeds. Until someone like Jeremy Lin, the latest New York Knicks phenom, comes along, such records and “firsts” are so esoteric as to be invisible.
Brief profiles of the eight Western Conference teams that qualified for the 2015 National Basketball Association (NBA) playoffs:
The National Basketball Association announced today that, beginning with the 2015 NBA Playoffs, referee names will be posted in the official play-by-play feeds alongside all calls reported to the table. These calls include fouls, te...
Schedule of games for the best-of-seven opening round of the National Basketball Association playoffs (-if needed):
The National Basketball Association's TV network appears to be paying dividends, as NBA TV has delieved the most-viewed telecast ever and four of its top five telecasts of all-time in 2012. NBA TV sent out a year-end release documen...