Five of the top six selections in the 2014 NBA Draft lottery landed with teams in the Eastern Conference, including the first four.
Yet another D-League team has been courted and wed by an NBA franchise. For the moment, the Wizards and several other teams are left standing at the developmental league altar.
INDIANAPOLIS -- Bradley Beal dealt with some adversity in Game 1, though his stat line of a game-high 25 points, seven rebounds, seven assists and five steals doesn't show it.
Illness and injury opens the door for Otto Porter, and he ran through it to produce his best game as a pro.
Trevor Ariza barely has a voice left after struggling with the flu for the last week. In his last three games, he has been a non-factor on the offensive end.