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.
Tough to nitpick Shaq's fabulous 19-year career, but the truth is that he could've done even more than he did.
Thanks to a firm hand and an insistence on doing things his way, the Suns' Alvin Gentry can finally see how the other half lives in the NBA. Even down 2-0 to the Lakers, the view is nice.
Our ESPN Page 2 columnist forecasts the regular-season outcome for the Eastern Conference
Jalen Rose picks his top five MVP candidates.
Mark Jackson picks his top five MVP candidates.
Chad Ford picks his top five MVP candidates.
Robert Horry's forearm shove of Steve Nash could prove to be the most important shot of the playoffs, writes Page 2's Jemele Hill.
Nowitzki or Nash for MVP? If you're a Dirk supporter, you need to work on making your case, writes Jemele Hill.
David Stern is dangerously close to selling out the NBA and its core fans, writes Page 2's Jemele Hill.
Jerry Colangelo runs the most exciting team in the NBA and the U.S. national team. Jemele Hill got to pick his brain.