Pau Gasol eyes an early return, Myles Brand could help U.S. basketball, and Joe Dumars reveals the Pistons' flaw.
Shaq in decline, an alcohol-free Jones in Cleveland and why RIck Barry can't get a coaching job.
While LeBron James continues to develop as a player, Carmelo Anthony is struggling to keep up.
It's not the Leastern Conference anymore. The East has gotten much stronger.