Los Angeles Clippers off to great start, combining strong offense and defense.
Defense is the key for the Celtics and Nets to enter the Eastern Conference's elite.
The Oklahoma City Thunder have cut down on their turnovers in the postseason, writes John Hollinger.
Quietly the Spurs are the league's hottest team.
Boston Celtics saved their season by turning up the defense
The Thunder still play tough defense, but are winning with offense. John Hollinger examines.
Chicago and L.A. have to get back to playing tough defense.
Tony Allen deserves the lion's share of the credit for the Grizzlies' postseason success.
Lowry, Allen, Iguodala, Garnett and Howard receive props for their defense.
The Knicks are struggling since their blockbuster trade, but don't blame Carmelo.
Andrew Bynum's play in the middle is the key to L.A.'s defense.
Thanks to their outstanding defense, the Celtics turned off the Heat once again.
The Spurs are winning with offense instead of defense this season. John Hollinger examines.
The West finals have been an offensive explosion.
Think playoff basketball is a whole new ball game? Think again. John Hollinger debunks some playoff hoops myths, like tighter defense and the true value of postseason experience, in the latest issue of ESPN The Magazine.
The Blazers face myriad questions after their Game 2 loss, but none bigger than the one involving the 2-guard spot.