Still ... Behind the Bench

Bill Simmons gets us caught up with the NBA from some of the best seats in the house.

Updated: May 31, 2005, 2:28 PM ET
By Bill Simmons | Page 2

If you're a gambling man, here's a tip for you: The Clippers season is about to fall apart faster than the last 20 minutes of "Collateral."

When you play 23 of your 39 games at home, and you aren't even .500, that's an ominous sign. When you lose five guys out of your nine-man rotation, that's an ominous sign. When your point guards are Rick Brunson and Darrick Martin, that isn't just an ominous sign, it's a cry for help. Throw in a terrifying 8-game road swing right before the All-Star ...

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