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How fitting. The one team that may have given the Lakers fits loses a key player for the rest of the season. “Manu Ginobili will miss the rest of the season and playoffs for the Spurs after tests Monday revealed that his troubled right ankle has gotten worse. It was the news San Antonio dreaded after Ginobili sat out the fourth quarter in Sunday’s blowout loss at Cleveland, and leaves the Spurs limping toward the postseason in search of a fifth NBA title since 1999.” [Associated Press]
Just what I would do on my spring break: “For college basketball players, the off-season is a completely different animal than the season is. During the off-season, players often undertake major transformations, as some lose a ton of weight, some put on a ton of weight, or some choose to grow out facial hair. While the latter is certainly applicable to me, I have gone through a much bigger transformation in my life. I am a roller derby fanatic and I’m not ashamed to admit it.” [Mark Titus/Club Trillion]
James Walker gives his version of what the Browns draft chart should look like come the big day. [ESPN]
At least it cost us less to lose: “[Mark] Teixeira and starting pitcher CC Sabathia, who signed free-agent contracts worth a combined $341 million in the offseason, had rough starts to their Yankee careers as the Bronx Bombers fell to the Orioles by a 10-5 score in their season opener.” [Dan Graziano/FanHouse]
And finally, Scene Magazine’s Vince Grzegorek sits down with Rock legend Bootsy Collins to discuss music, basketball, Buckethead and more. Great interview. [Vince Grzegorek/First Cuts]