John Hollinger maps out the most likely outcomes of each round and every game in the '09 playoffs.
Often overlooked during award season? Defense. We shine light on the season's top defenders.
With the playoffs right around the corner, let's use the Playoff Odds to figure out the first and second rounds.
The Celtics tightened the race for home-court advantage in the East.
Friday's Cavs-Celtics game could determine home-court advantage in the East.
The Celtics are still ahead of the Lakers in Hollinger's Power Rankings. What's the problem?
John Hollinger grades all the trades so far.
There's the Celtics, Cavs, Lakers, Magic ... and then a group of teams stuck in a muddled mass.
The Celtics and Cavaliers flip-flop again at the top of the Power Rankings.
How are the C's still No. 2 in the Power Rankings? Two reasons: scoring margin and weight of infrequent events.
So why can't we just give Cleveland the NBA crown right now? Well, because the C's and Lakers have something to say about it.
The Lakers, Celtics and Cavs all have a chance to eclipse the 70-plus win plateau.
How the tables have turned: Now the East is the top conference, John Hollinger writes.
Since the Celtics won the title in June, a lot of players around the league have new teams, writes John Hollinger.
How good are the Clips now? What other free-agent moves can we expect? John Hollinger breaks it down.
John Hollinger hands out awards for the first two rounds of the playoffs.