Tom Haberstroh asks what we've learned from the four years of the audacious Miami Heat experiment.
Why do star players feel obligated to take less money? How does this all play into the collective bargaining agreement? Kevin Pelton breaks down pay cuts in the NBA, FAQ-style.
Amin Elhassan ranks the top five team fits for LeBron James as he enters free agency this offseason. The San Antonio Spurs top the list.
Tom Haberstroh breaks down three lessons the Heat can learn from the Spurs.
Kevin Pelton writes whether depth or star power is more important in the NBA finals. He looks back at history and what it means for the 2014 series.
Should Chris Bosh consider his Hall of Fame credentials when deciding whether to become a free agent this summer?
In ESPN The Magazine's One Day One Game Issue, Bradford Doolittle writes that we shouldn't fault the Lakers and Kings for chasing pingpong balls. Tanking really works.
Homework time for the rooks. Which veteran should Victor Oladipo study?
Amin Elhassan breaks down the best bargain players in the NBA. He leads with Miami Heat forward Chris Andersen, who is making just $1.4 million this season.
Tom Haberstroh discusses why LeBron James' start to the 2013-14 season is the most efficient start in NBA history.
Tom Haberstroh offers his predictions for major award winners for the 2013-14 NBA season
Justin Kubatko asks: In each season, who's the league's best player? It's not necessarily the MVP. Rather, it's the player who consistently finishes high in MVP voting over a number of seasons.
In ESPN The Magazine's NBA Preview Issue, Jordan Brenner looks at six statements about LeBron James that could seem outlandish, but may actually be the truth.
Chris Broussard did an informal poll of NBA team executives and general managers on which player they'd prefer, Michael Jordan or LeBron James. The answer was pretty clear-cut.
Using advanced metrics, Justin Kubatko ranks and examines the NBA's top dynasties of all time, including taking a look at how the current Miami Heat stack up.
Kevin Pelton puts LeBron's postseason in historical perspective.