This is a bizarre season for the NBA in a bizarre time for the world. There is, however, one constant. The Eastern Conference standings are a mess.
Miami Heat, the reigning Eastern Conference champions are 6-12, with their roster decimated by injuries and coronavirus-related issues.
Heat turns 25: Michael Mann brought complexities, humanity of both cop and criminal in his crime drama
It was Mann’s subsequent flourishes, all the details, and atmosphere and character touches, coupled with the game-raising skill of a once-in-a-lifetime ensemble cast, that made Heat the classic it has become.
47:11 minutes. 35 points. 12 rebounds. 11 assists. Five steals. Miami Heat's Jimmy Butler did everything in Game 5 of the NBA Finals to prevent the Lakers from winning their 17th Championship.
The result extended the Lakers' record of remaining unbeaten this season whenever they have led going into the fourth quarter. The team is 56-0 when taking a lead into the fourth.
NBA Finals: Defiant Jimmy Butler says Miami Heat capable of rallying against LA Lakers despite 0-2 deficit
"We're never giving up. We're going to fight and we're going to ride with this thing till the wheels fall off. It's not over," said Butler.
NBA Finals: LeBron James, Anthony Davis domination sparks memories of Shaquille O'Neal-Kobe Bryant era for Lakers
James and Davis combined for 65 points in the Lakers' 124-114 victory over the Heat, which put Los Angeles halfway to victory in the best-of-seven championship series.
Not many would have predicted the Miami Heat making it to the NBA Finals. How did they do it? Heat Culture.
NBA: Miami Heat topple Boston Celtics in Eastern Conference Finals to earn finals spot against LA Lakers
The Heat are the only NBA franchise with six Finals appearances in the last 15 years. They’re seeking their fourth title, and this chance didn’t come easily.
“There’s just two things that I won’t ever let be questioned and that’s character and work ethic," Meyers Leonard said. "So I’m trying to make my impact now from the sideline.”
World is inching closer to the 1.5 degree limit set by Paris Agreement, may exceed it in the next decade: UN report
The world already has warmed nearly 1.1 degrees Celsius since the late 1800s, and the last five years are hotter than the previous five years.
How's the electricity bill? Far higher than usual for some in Maharashtra and too high for many, that's for sure. If you're among those who recently saw an massive increase in their electricity bill, you can take heart in the fact that you're not alone.
Average annual temperatures between 11 to 15 degrees Celsius is the sweet spot of temperatures for humanity.
Haryana govt announces extended summer break for all schools in view of rising temp; state may get respite from heat with possibility of rain
In view of the rising temperature, Haryana government announced that summer holidays would be extended up to 7 July for all government and private schools. The schools, which were scheduled to open on 1 July, will now be functional from Monday, 8 July.
Soon, air-conditioned helmets may help Chhattisgarh traffic police, field officers combat soaring temperatures
In a first, Chhattisgarh Police has decided to use indigenously developed 'air conditioned' helmets for traffic cops and other field officers.
Here are a few pointers and tip to keep in mind during the heat wave that Indis is going through.
Temperature soars over 45 degrees in several parts of India: Churu, Nagpur, Jhansi worst-hit cities; heat wave kills 3 in MP
According to the India Meteorological Department, heat wave conditions were observed in many parts of eastern Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan.
Heat wave persists over northern India: Temperatures in parts of Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh reach around 47 degrees Celsius
The sweltering heat is likely to persist in most parts of Rajasthan over the next 48 hours. The IMD has forecast the possibility of duststorm/thunderstorm and gusty winds at isolated places.
Heat: N Kalyan Raman's translation of Poomani’s Vekkai captures the subaltern narrative of a boy on the run
N Kalyan Raman's translation of Poomani's Vekkai, based on a true story, unfolds over seven days of father and son sleeping in caves, wandering through farms, and laying low in cemeteries to avoid getting caught by men who are hunting for the boy after he murders the powerful local landlord, Vadakkuraan
The northern part of India continues to remain under the grip of an intense heat wave, with Jammu recording the highest temperature of the season at over 40° Celsius, according to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD).