The NBA season finally has begun for reigning MVP Kevin Durant — seven weeks late — but the league’s top scorer last season made no excuses for the New Orleans Pelicans’ 112-104 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder Tuesday night at the Smoothie King Center.
UNLV fans who haven’t paid much attention to Arizona State this season will have to be thrilled when they see the Sun Devils take the court and Jahii Carson is nowhere to be seen. The cupboard is not bare for Herb Sendek’s team, though.
Whatever the coach wants, Patrick McCaw says he’s willing to do it. All players say it, and some actually mean it. McCaw means it, because he was raised as the son of a coach.