The Los Angeles Lakers fired head coach Mike Brown on Friday after the team had a 1-4 start to regular season play. (Don Ryan/AP)

After getting off to a 1-4 start this season, the Los Angeles Lakers fired head coach Mike Brown on Friday. (Don Ryan/AP)

Firing, flopping … didn’t the NBA season just start? This weekend, Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce weighs in on the dismissal of Los Angeles Lakers’ coach Mike Brown and the bad actors hit with NBA’s first-ever “flopping” calls. He also previews the projected top picks in NCAA basketball and explains the career leap made by the Colorado Rockies’ new manager. Plus, Charlie reflects on the unlikely success of the Indianapolis Colts and what New Orleans head coach Sean Payton is doing during his year-long suspension for the Saints bounty scandal.