Why good health for teammates is best present Tim Duncan could get.
Steve Nash's ballyhooed return to the desert turned out to have a bad end for the Lakers, Marc Stein writes.
After four years apart, Steve Nash and Mike D'Antoni are back on the title hunt in Los Angeles. Marc Stein has that and all the latest buzz from around the league in the latest Weekend Dime.
Marc Stein explains how only two coaches can help the Lakers: Phil Jackson and Mike D'Antoni.
As the Lakers beef up back home, Kobe and Team USA move a win away from more gold.
After saying in Las Vegas that he hopes NBA pros will continue to represent their countries in the Olympics, Kobe Bryant voiced his dismay with the 23-and-under concept floated by David Stern Tuesday.
USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo says the Americans probably will add "one or two players" to their Olympic roster pool after a series of injuries.
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.
The Weekend Dime returns with the numbers that tell the tale of 2011 and news, notes and more from around the NBA.
Now that the 2009 NBA playoffs are in the books, Marc Stein takes a look at the biggest winners.
Jerry West thinks Kobe Bryant's grim determination is the right touch in these finals, Marc Stein writes.
The NBA maintains that its current suspension scale for technical fouls is "a fair system," in the words of NBA president Joel Litvin, but he anticipates an internal re-evaluation after the season.
Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard must avoid technical fouls in the NBA Finals.
Dwight Howard joined Kobe Bryant with five technicals in the postseason, putting them at risk of suspension.
Who are the leaders for the major awards two-thirds of the way into the season? Marc Stein offers his leaderboard.