HOT: Kings

Big-city Cup showdown will generate epic coverage and likely small-town apathy.

HOT: The Spurs

Denied Kevin Durant the right to lose to LeBron & Co. in the NBA Finals.

HOT: Steve Ballmer

Ex-Microsoft chief buys the Clippers. Will his reboot help the team improve its Outlook, exploit its Windows of opportunity and Excel? Bing!

NOT: Lance Stephenson

Pacers guard was in line for a big free-agent payday. But his antics vs. the Heat blew it.

NOT: Youppi

After losing a bet Canadiens mascot had to wear a Rangers jersey. At least it didn't have to don an orange wig.