A decade after the death of Seven Seconds or Less, Mike D’Antoni is overseeing another offensive phenomenon. Welcome to Space City, where threes are demanded, layups are welcomed and midrange runners are shunned.
All-Star Weekend wasn’t just another high note from Victor Oladipo’s season-long coming out party—it was also the first time his father watched him play. The Crossover goes behind the scenes with the Pacers star in LA.
“I black out. I don’t think. I don’t hear.” Lou Williams never lets distractions get in the way of buckets—even though you wouldn’t blame him if they did. The sixth man turned folk hero is last scorer left in Lob City.
The dustup that marred the return of Chris Paul to L.A. was one more reminder of the dysfunction that hounded the Lob City–Era Clippers. But the Point God has a new home, a new running buddy and a group of teammates who feel like a family.