A tandem of Wizards, trails being blazed in Portland, a home for Monta Ellis, hope for Michael Jordan's team and Anthony Davis' development all warrant a moment this Thanksgiving, Scoop Jackson writes.
Start with his numbers. Then look at what he's done for the Wolves. Any questions? Didn't think so. Kevin Love is in the MVP conversation.
He's a ray of sunlight for Mavericks fans now. But it wasn't so long ago that the air around Dirk Nowitzki was fogged with the stench of his prior playoff failures. How easily we forget!
It's the question we've been asking since the Finals began: Who on the Mavs will help Dirk win? The answer should've been easy, if we'd only been paying attention: Shawn Marion.
We knew the Heat were going to be an offensive fireworks display. But the way D-Wade, LeBron and Bosh are playing in-your-face defense right now? Who'd have thunk it?
He had this opportunity five years ago, too, and didn't make it work for him. Now, Dirk Nowitzki has a rare second chance to claim his place among the NBA's best-ever players.
Despite what you might have heard, the NBA sky is not falling just because LeBron and Melo turned their backs on the Cavs and the Nuggets to start fresh in greener pastures.
With the NBA playoffs about to begin, here are the five with the most to prove this postseason, according to Page 2's Scoop Jackson.
If Dallas is going to bounce back and win the NBA title, Dirk Nowitzki must show that he has some fire in his belly.