Lamar Odom is too quick for opposing power forwards and too big for wings to handle. That versatility is the reason why he's the Lakers' difference-maker.
Eric Neel discusses how Derek Fisher's struggles and suspension opened up time for Jordan Farmar and Shannon Brown at point guard for the Lakers. Can they continue to deliver?
The Denver Nuggets have been largely ignored despite grabbing the West's No. 2 seed. Here are eight reasons why it's time to pay attention to them.
Seven teams are fighting for the NBA Western Conference's final two playoff spots, but Page 2's Eric Neel sees moral victory opportunities for each.
The Allen Iverson deal is good for the NBA and its fans, and Eric Neel is here to tell you why.
Eric Neel takes a step back in time to remember Julius Erving and David Thompson's dueling legacy in the 1976 ABA All-Star Slam-Dunk Contest.
'Melo and Bron meet again. The Nuggets star has the edge in clutch play, Eric Neel writes
On a December night 22 years ago, the Pistons and Nuggets played the highest-scoring game in NBA history.
The NBA playoffs mean we must a learn a whole new vocabulary. Eric Neel explains that "Tracy" means to treat a man cruelly.
Sure, the underdog makes for a nice story. But Eric Neel says this NBA season isn't made for Cinderella.
That tournament the NCAA holds isn't the only one in town. Eric Neel takes a look at the NBA bracket.
Sonics good? Pistons bad? AI can't play the point? Eric Neel points out all the misses of NBA preseason predictions.
He may not score 20 a game. He's not going to dunk on you. But old-school Steve Nash deserves the NBA MVP so far.
What a first month of NBA ball it has been! Eric wonders if it's been the craziest 30 days in NBA history.
The best NBA stories a year ago were the up-and-coming teams like the Cavs and Jazz. How will they fare this season?
The NBA playoffs are intense. Page 2's Eric Neel suggests you make some commitments.