Wednesday And-1 links: Is Rondo as Celtics leader a good thing?
Here is our daily look around the NBA — links to stories worth reading and notes to check out (stuff that did not get its own post here at PBT) — done in bullet point form. Because bloggers love bullet points.
• Rajon Rondo is the future leader of the Celtics. Is that a good thing?
• Is there anything better on the Web right now than the gif of Chris Bosh interrupting LeBron James’ postgame interview.
• The Nets really want to bring Gerald Wallace back for next season.
• The Bird/Magic Broadway play will close after 52 nights.
• Michael Beasley says his offseason plan is to “Shoot a zillion jump shots a day, dribble a million minutes a day.” So we can say math is not his strong suit. Also, you expecting follow through on this? By the way, the Timberwolves are not bringing him back.
• The Spurs run some beautiful offensive actions, the “weak” set is one of them.
• Tiago Splitter is playing through a bone bruise for the Spurs.
• Without Derrick Rose, the Chicago Bulls are the Indiana Pacers.
• You know Ray Allen is going to need offseason surgery, right?
• An appreciation of Russell Westbrook.
• An appreciation of Serge Ibaka as a shot blocker.
• Chris Paul always believed the Clippers could make that comeback.
• Look for the Bucks to add some size to the roster this summer. (The problem is 29 other teams are saying the same thing.)
• With Dwight Howard out for the Magic, don’t expect the Pacers to play Kyrylo Fesenko, who is battling
• Maryland guard Terrell Stoglin has declared for the NBA draft. He did it because he was hit with a one year suspension, but he will likely go undrafted.
• Fox Searchlight is going to make a movie about basketball wives.