The Weekend Dime returns with the numbers that tell the tale of 2011 and news, notes and more from around the NBA.
Often overlooked during award season? Defense. We shine light on the season's top defenders.
Who are the leaders for the major awards two-thirds of the way into the season? Marc Stein offers his leaderboard.
Page 2 delved into the ignominious history of bloated NBA contracts to pick the 10 worst ever.
The Mavs and Lakers struck blockbuster deadline deals and Tim Legler writes why each are working out for the best.
Is there a such thing as an untouchable in the NBA? Chris Sheridan takes a look at the possibility of trading 30 top superstars.
Shaq or Kobe for MVP? Dwight Howard or Emeka Okafor for Rookie of the Year? ESPN Insider Chad Ford casts his votes.