NBA scouts robbed of the potential dream matchup between Deandre Ayton and Kentucky. Tough way to go out for Arizona. Have to credit Buffalo's fire. Scrappy bunch. Guard play wins out in March, and Arizona's perimeter really struggled. Not the most dominant night for Ayton either
Lowe Post podcast: Monty McCutchen, the NBA's new ref czar, on issues b/w players and refs, funny stories from his time on the floor, problems revealed by last-2-minute reports, much more https://t.co/7c39MeYph9
In one 15-second sequence last night, Bam Adebayo: 1) Straight-up just caught a shot out of the air instead of blocking it; 2) Led a fast-break the other way; 3) stayed in front of Eric Bledsoe on the ensuing Bucks possession. /swoons
The Pelicans, who are in the market for a big who can rebound and score, could offer Greg Monroe a key role and a chance to play in his hometown (he grew up just across the Mississippi River from New Orleans), writes @JeffZillgitt.