The lifespan of a coach in today's NBA isn't very long, about 2.5 years to be exact. While there are a few powerhouses at the top who have certain futures and predetermined plans, the majority of NBA squads are simply treading water and hoping to land a franchise changing draft pick, or pull off a blockbuster trade. With that being the case, there is a good chance a bevy of head coaches this offseason will be shown the door as teams look to retool and rebuild while bidding time for the franchise-changing player.
Pestering wives, girlfriends, and roommates you share the TV with, all know too well that the last five minutes of a close NBA contest can carry on for what may seem like an eternity. Why endure the extended end of games featuring unnecessary timeouts, and stoppages of play with every made or missed basket? The reason you stick around is the hopes of catching a jaw-dropping play that sends one team into jubilant hysterics, and the other into utter despair.
Here’s a look at the 9 Best Game-Winning Buzzer Beaters In 2012-2013.
An arduous 82 game regular season brings with it many surprises and disappointments. For every breakout player, there's at least one who didn't live up to expectations. There's several contributing factors to a disappointing season: age sets in, uncooperative coaches, and especially injuries - players who came back "healthy" but showed ill effects.
Ball Over All counts down the 10 (OK, technically 12) players who disappointed fans, coaches, and even themselves by severely under performing this summer.