Danny Granger talking a good game

By Game 1 of their Eastern Conference playoff series this weekend, Pacers forward Danny Granger will likely be turned into a combination of Rex Ryan and PackerJoe from Kishwaukee.

In the annals of trash talking, the veteran's recent comments about the Bulls more closely resemble something that may have once come from the mouth of Steve Kerr. Just the same, it is not wrong to assume that it will be absorbed, digested and cranked out as high-octane fuel by oh, say, Derrick Rose, whenever necessary.

For those of you who may have missed it, asked if he'd rather face the Celtics or the Bulls in the first round, Granger chose the Bulls.

Read the entire column.