The Championship Bus

20 games into the season, more than half the league has already disembarked. Who’s left?


A few years ago, Henry Abbott described the NBA season like a long and bumpy bus ride. At the start, 30 NBA teams are on that bus, each hoping for a magical ride that ends with a league title. The season is harsh, though. The bus pulls over often, discharging passengers at every stop. (Once you’re off the title bus, it’s almost impossible…

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