The Los Angeles Lakers abused the undersized Utah Jazz in the low post in Game 1 of their Western Conference semifinal series, but that all will change if Utah gets Andrei Kirilenko back on his game.
The Utah Jazz are legitimate NBA title threats, even if they haven't cracked the national consciousness yet.
Chad Ford offers his third mock draft of 2013, in the wake of Tuesday night's NBA Draft Lottery.
Chad Ford offers his second mock draft of 2013, and Nerlens Noel is still the top pick.
Chad Ford unveils his first mock draft of 2013, with Nerlens Noel leading the way.
Bradford Doolittle looks at which teams stand to gain the most from shorter rotations in the playoffs. If you're the Miami Heat, that just means more of LeBron James and Dwyane Wade.
Breaking down the race for eighth in the Western Conference.
Amin Elhassan ranks the NBA's free agent class of 2013 by average annual value.
Looking at the chances of the Lakers and others battling for the last playoff spots.
David Thorpe outlines four Western Conference teams that could be good fits for Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo, including the Sacramento Kings, New Orleans Hornets, Utah Jazz and Los Angeles Lakers.
Jalen Rose says there are three trades he wants to see and they include Dwight Howard, Josh Smith/Brandon Jennings and Al Jefferson.
With Pau Gasol out, do the Lakers have a chance to reach the postseason?
Neil Paine takes a look at five players who, despite their impressive individual rebounding averages and reputations as "rebounding specialists," don't add much to their teams' rebounding performance when they're on the floor.
Joe Kaiser says Marcin Gortat, Anderson Varejao and Tayshaun Prince all could help near-contenders get over the hump.
Neil Paine says the Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Lakers and Denver Nuggets are poised for a successful January, but the Milwaukee Bucks and Golden State Warriors could stumble.
The numbers show that teams increasingly see the merits of 3-pointers launched from the corner