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  1. Jamal Crawford would be among the NBA's top 4-point shooters - NB...

    Tom Haberstroh

    Tom Haberstroh explains why the NBA should institute a 4-point shot, and details which players and teams would stand the most to benefit.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2014
  2. James Harden settles in as a star

    Henry Abbott

    Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images Sport"I'm still new to this whole 'star player' thing" says the Rockets' leading scorer, James Harden.The most famous beard in the NBA was getting a touch-up, and it needed it: In minutes, it would be starring in a major ad ...

    Blog | February 04, 2014
  3. NBA - 5-on-5: Who are the top MVP surprises?

    Who are the top MVP surprises through the NBA's first two weeks? Our panel weighs in.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2013
  4. The Lakers won't win free agency

    Henry Abbott

    Stephen Dunn/Getty Images Luring the kind of players who can bring titles to Lakerland will be tough. The history of the Lakers is that they may stumble now and again, but never for long. One way or another, huge names come to play in L.A., and as ...

    Blog | September 11, 2013
  5. Summer Forecast: The champs

    Henry Abbott

    Most agree the Miami Heat are the popular pick to win the 2014 title. But if you ask J.A. Adande and Bomani Jones to pick the Heat or the field, they don't agree. ...

    Blog | August 23, 2013
  6. Every team needs a big man. Right?

    Henry Abbott

    Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE/Getty ImagesThe super tall, like Nerlens Noel, are at the core of the sport. But things change.Seven-footers! There just aren't a lot of them. Of the few thousand people who are that tall, or close to it, on the entire planet...

    Blog | July 19, 2013
  7. Hard to say what's crazy

    Henry Abbott

    Mike Stobe/Getty Images Basketball has clear winners every night -- except at the draft, which is all homework, politics and chance. The Cavaliers kick off the night by ignoring consensus pick Nerlens Noel and media darling Victor Oladipo to cho...

    Blog | June 28, 2013
  8. These will be the Heat

    Henry Abbott

    Kevin C. Cox/ Getty Images Sport The Heat are and will be built around Dwyane Wade, LeBron James and Chris Bosh. But for those pesky 2010-2011 Dallas Mavericks, the post-Decision Big Three Miami Heat would have never lost a playoff series. As it is...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  9. 2013 NBA Finals: Miami Heat vs. San Antonio Spurs Game 3 preview

    Our panel looks at the big questions heading into Game 3 of the NBA Finals.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2013
  10. Spurs' turn to adjust

    Henry Abbott

    Larry W. Smith/Pool/Getty Images David Thorpe says Chris Bosh played championship defense in Game 2.In Game 1, the Miami Heat were merely solid on defense, and for David Thorpe that wasn't nearly aggressive enough. He wanted them to play with their ...

    Blog | June 10, 2013
  11. Looking ahead: Playoff matchups at a glance

    Henry Abbott

    They're lurking. This time of year strategy can get really weird, with all kinds of stuff happening besides every team trying to win every game. Some teams are out of the playoffs and tanking. Some teams are trying like hell just to make the playo...

    Blog | March 26, 2013
  12. NBA - Answering questions from fans

    Our panel of experts answer your Twitter questions.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2013
  13. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    James Surowiecki of the New Yorker says it's time to legalize sports gambling: "The leagues insist that legalized betting will make people suspect that games are fixed, thus harming their brands. Yet in Vegas billions are wagered legally on sports ev...

    Blog | February 04, 2013
  14. NBA - Is the NBA in a golden age of basketball? Not really

    Neil Paine

    Neil Paine says despite extraordinary talents like LeBron James and Kevin Durant, the era is rather ordinary.

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2012
  15. Friday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Ensemble teams never work. Right? We know this. We learned this. Karl Malone, Gary Payton and the 2004 Lakers taught us this. The Miami Heat taught us this. The Boston Celtics ... oh wait. The Heat won a title. And, of course, so did the Celtics. Wel...

    Blog | September 14, 2012
  16. Another superstar joins another super team

    Henry Abbott

    Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images If Dwight Howard's a Laker, the thinking goes, somebody must be blamed. Why not David Stern? Dwight Howard is a Laker, and that's prompting strong reactions. In Los Angeles, Steve Nash is grinning. Mitch Kupchak, ...

    Blog | August 14, 2012