Joaquín Andújar was just on the phone. He’s no longer certain that Baron Davis knows how to handle a stressful situation. I told Joaquín that for once, I’ll leave the trenchant analysis to someone who actually watched the entire game. But despite winning Game Two against Golden State last night, 112-99, even if the Mavs were to go on to win this year’s title, some things cannot so easily be erased from the memory bank.

David Roth reminds us that one or perhaps two of the gentleman above will win the NBA Championship. But more importantly, despite Nash’s relocation to Phoenix, there’s nothing uncool about adult males showing affection for each other. Or wearing cowboy hats. Or a t-shirt that even the lamest vendor on Canal Street would be embarrassed to display.