Lynx 54, Storm 64: Time to look ahead.

The Lynx were knocked out of the playoffs by Seattle, doomed by their propensity towards turnovers. Now there’s nothing left but to look ahead to another offseason of rebuilding.

Argentina 89, USA 81: I come here not to bury hoops, but to praise it.

The USA didn’t lose this game; Argentina won it. That’s not what you’ll hear from all the fans and pundits, though.

Lithuania 94, USA 90: Upsetting, but not an upset.

As strange as it sounds, the U.S. almost upset an undefeated Lithuanian team today, but melted down in the last few minutes to give up another Olympic game.

Puerto Rico 92, USA 73: C’mon, you gotta be kiddin’ me.

The U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team is not playing in an exhibition tournament. Someone forgot to tell them this, and they lost in a big way to an overachieving Puerto Rican team.

Do androids dream of having a nice changeup?

Because everyone knows: pod people don’t get any run support.

Van Gorp comes out.

Michelle Van Gorp talks about being a lesbian in the WNBA, same-sex marriage, and various other issues.

Pistons win NBA Championship.

Detroit finally put the Lakers out of their ever-increasing misery tonight, winning Game 5 and the championship, 100-87.

If the Lakers are in the finals, it must be Tuesday.

I get to enjoy another season of watching the most smug (smuggest?) team on earth play for yet another set of rings to add to its collection.

One league’s postseason is another’s preseason.

I spent most of my time marvelling at the cushy first-row seats I was sitting in, but I managed to pay a little attention to the game and jotted a few notes about the players while I watched.

But hope springs eternal.

A hotshot draft prospect named Lindsay Whalen, however, has thrown a wrench in my armchair GM plotting.