The 2014 NBA Playoffs are in full force and the conference finals matchups are set. But through two epic rounds of the playoffs, we’ve been confronted with so many perplexing questions in one of the most headline-packed postseasons in NBA history that we’re one more scandal or buzzer beater away from having to put me in a straightjacket and declare me certifiably insane.
Donald Sterling. Mark Jackson. Adam Silver. Joe Johnson. Joey Crawford. Kevin Durant. Chris Paul. If any one of those names didn’t immediately ring a bell as to how they’ve been important this postseason, just sit tight. Should we replace the review system? Will there be lingering effects from the Sterling controversy? Was firing Mark Jackson the right move? We’ve got a ton of burning playoff questions to sift through and little time to do it in. Let’s get to it.