Get ready for more NBA In-Season Tournament
Also covered in our latest around-the-league spin: Tyrese Haliburton, T.J. McConnell, Zach LaVine, Chris Paul vs. Scott Foster and whether an IST championship merits a banner-raising ceremony
The In-Season Tournament will be back next season.
GARE-UNNN-TEEED as Charles Barkley might exclaim.
I suspect Adam Silver will say as much Saturday at a pregame press conference scheduled before the Indiana Pacers and the Los Angeles Lakers meet in the championship game in Las Vegas to crown the league's first IST champion. Yet you should know, even if he doesn’t make such a declaration, that the determination on whether to continue this experiment rests completely with the league office.