The Conference Call West: May 6, 2008
Posted May 13 2008 12:22PM
NBA.com editors Darren Misener, Martin Sumners and Jim Reilly will be keeping you updated on all the best news and content from around the 30 team sites in the Conference Call Blog. East, Week 1 | West, Week 1 | East, Week 2 | West, Week 2 | East, Week 3 | West, Week 3 | East, Week 4 | West, Week 4 | East, Week 5 | West, Week 5 | East, Week 6 | West, Week 6 | East, Week 7 | West, Week 7 | East, Week 8 | West, Week 8 | East, Week 9 | West, Week 9 | East, Week 10 | West, Week 10 | East, Week 11 | West, Week 11 | East, Week 12 | West, Week 12 | East, Week 13 | West, Week 13 | East, Week 14 | West, Week 14 | East, Week 15 | West, Week 15 | East, Week 16 | West, Week 16 | East, Week 17 | West, Week 17 | East, Week 18 | West, Week 18 | East, Week 19 | West, Week 19 | East, Week 20 | West, Week 20 | East, Week 21 | West, Week 21 | East, Week 22 | West, Week 22 | East, Week 23 | West, Week 23 | East, Week 24 | West, Week 24 | East, Week 25 | West, Week 25 | East, Week 26
Martin C. Sumners
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In the Big Easy Blog, Game 2 is recapped and it begins with this assesment: "Letís be honest: After a 19-point Hornets victory in Game 1 against the defending NBA champions, everyone expected Game 2 to be a much more tightly-contested affair than the opener. So true. And in Hornets Courtside Live, the recently awarded In the Coach of the Year, Byron Scott, offers some quotes on the series as does Chris Paul.
Shaq, Amare and other players on Planet Orange talk about the setting of the Suns for the 2007-08 season and thoughts on the rise for the 2008-09 season in their exit interviews.
Read about how Derek Fisher with inside information knew how to defend the Jazz offense.
David Locke on Jazz.com offers his take on Game 1 of the Conference Semifinals against the LA Lakers.
Rocket Recap - Catch 22
Damien Pierce, Rockets.com Staff Writer, recaps the slow start and the 22 game winning streak and more to wrap up the 2007-08 Rockets' season.
Bob Fitzgerald, Warriors Television Play-By-Play Announcer, offers his plan to reorganize conference designations into a three-headed monster.
Rick Carlisle was the first candidate to be interviewed for the vacant Mavs head coaching position.
In Musings from Media Row, Graham Kendrick relays who will rep the Grizz at the NBA Draft Lottery and other quotes from head coach Marc Ivaroni and GM Chris Wallace.