Larry Coon says for the Los Angeles Lakers, the future of their franchise now comes down to Mike D'Antoni or Dwight Howard.
Chris Broussard says the Lakers should fire coach Mike D'Antoni now and salvage whatever appeal Los Angeles has for Dwight Howard in the best interests of the team's future.
David Thorpe says potent duos not only make a great combination, but the also make each other and their teammates better.
Chris Broussard provides his list of five teams poised to make a jump in the standings next season based on their moves this offseason, and five teams due for a decline.
LeBron James was the leading vote-getter for the All-NBA team, while Kobe Bryant earned his 10th first-team selection, tied for second on the career list.
NBA Most Valuable Player LeBron James was the leading vote-getter for the league's all-defensive squad Wednesday, while Defensive Player of the Year Tyson Chandler didn't even crack the first team.
In his strongest terms to date, USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo said Wednesday that no new players will be considered for the roster for this summer's Olympics despite a flurry of injuries.
Mavericks and Nets both hope to unite Dwight Howard and Deron Williams.
Chris Broussard writes that it's time for Dwight Howard to stop worrying about the potential backlash and finally force a trade to the Nets. However, there are other intriguing destinations for Howard if a deal to New Jersey doesn't work out.
With training camp less than a year away and no guarantee of games before then, Jerry Colangelo is ready to start finding out who wants to play on the 2012 U.S. Olympic team.
Celtics forward Kevin Garnett and Lakers guard Kobe Bryant have been selected to the NBA all-defensive first team for a record-tying ninth time.
Kobe. Dwight. LeBron. KG. The preps-to-pros era is giving the NBA a new look ... never to be seen again.
There hasn't been a quadruple-double in the NBA since 1994. Will there ever be another?
Who are the leaders for the major awards two-thirds of the way into the season? Marc Stein offers his leaderboard.