Michael Jordan a player-owner? That plus Lakers reeling, Celtics laughing, and the status of ownership in sports, in today's Shootaround.
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A nice look at Mike D'Antoni in another role watching basketball: as a father.
Owners are people who were smart in business who are sports fans, so they think they're smart at sports.
Speaking of owners, Cuban says that owning a team right now is a "vanity" venture. Which sounds about right given the tough economic conditions and the state of profit across sports.
Panic in the streets of L.A.. Mike Bresnahan nails the current state of the Lakers. Basically, if they win the championship, forget this loss. If they don't, this was a sign of trouble. You just never know with this team.
No, for real, who gets Jordan's number wrong?
It would appear that Willie Green has finally usurped Marco Belinelli's starting spot. Just six minutes for "Belly" in Wednesday's loss to the Blazers.
Chris Paul is seriously struggling, to the point where it's time to start looking at when he's going to be "back."
Carl Landry hopes he's not traded at the deadline.
Oh, now that's just mean.
SI examines the implications of Michael Jordan: owner-player.