It's a strange NBA world right now. Thirty-five is the new 25, and rivalries among players and teams seem to be as shallow as a Kim Kardashian marriage.
LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and other athletes who are speaking up in protest of the Trayvon Martin shooting have changed the role of sports in social activism forever, and for good.
Joe Dumars' role in turning the Pistons into an irrelevant franchise can no longer be ignored. Given his role in the team's history, he deserves a chance to turn things around, but a new owner shouldn't have much patience.
As much as I applaud Charlie Villanueva for his activism, he broke an important code in sports the moment he made his spat with Kevin Garnett public.
He's turned the Bobcats into something they've never been before: relevant. He's a star on and off the court. Isn't it about time people get over Stephen Jackson's role in the Palace Brawl?
Allen Iverson's complicated career probably has ended, and he appears to be leaving the NBA in the one way no would ever have predicted: as a quitter.
It was a different time when Ron Artest and the Pacers took on the Pistons and their fans five years ago. But how much has really changed?
Betrayal and backbiting -- that is what Magic and Isiah have come to. That's just wrong. And sad.
Our ESPN Page 2 columnist forecasts the regular-season outcome for the Eastern Conference
In honor of Rex Ryan's and Lane Kiffin's big mouths, we look at some of the boldest recent statements in sports.
Here's a warning to Memphis Grizzlies fans: The Allen Iverson era isn't going to end well.
Confident, stylish leadership was the key to Chuck Daly's coaching success.
The city of Detroit has hit rock bottom. Dave Bing is a wealthy businessman. So, is the former NBA star crazy to run for mayor?
Lakers versus Celtics? Please. If basketball fans know what's good for them, they want to see Pistons versus Spurs in the NBA Finals.
Some sports figures can do no wrong in the public's eyes, no matter what. We call it the Hook Up.
The rise of the Celtics has Jemele energized about the NBA again -- an energy fueled by hatred.