latimes.com
Baltimore riots live updates: State of emergency declared, schools to be closed

Topics

Adam Silver
Adam Silver says he'll look into restructuring NBA playoffs
Adam Silver says he'll look into restructuring NBA playoffs

The Western Conference has been substantially better than the East for the better part of a decade, the top eight teams in the former continually logging better regular-season records than the playoff participants from the latter. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver will look into changing that. Well aware that East teams make playoffs with losing records almost annually, Silver said during a news conference Saturday that he'll check on whether there might be a system that rewards more teams out West that would otherwise miss the postseason. One problem would be the travel, with Silver acknowledging that Portland and Miami could be matched in future playoff seasons, creating a...

Loading