Yes, that's Andres Nocioni in that picture. It's an old picture. - Marc Serota
There are games you want to watch because your team stands a decent chance of winning and there are games you just want to watch for their aesthetic value. This is the latter.
|March 8, 2013|
|American Airlines Arena|
|Jrue Holiday||PG||Mario Chalmers|
|Charles Jenkins||SG||Dwyane Wade|
|Evan Turner||SF||LeBron James|
|Thaddeus Young||PF||Udonis Haslem|
|Spencer Hawes||C||Chris Bosh|
|2012/13 Advanced Stats|
|93.1 (22)||Pace||92.5 (24)|
|98.5 (27)||ORtg||110.3 (2)|
|102.5 (12)||DRtg||101.3 (10)|
Those two wing matchups sure do stick out, don't they? Though that has more to do with LeBron being good than Evan Turner being detritus. On the plus side, we finally get our collective wish of seeing Charles Jenkins start over Royal Ivey. I'd have taken a chicken starting over Royal Ivey, but this works too.
Hey, it's one game. Anything could happen.
For further coverage, check out Hot Hot Hoops, whose game preview was written by the exquisitely named Diego Quezada.
Y'all know where to gripe/make scatological jokes/etc. So let's do this.