The Keydets rely on a pair of "twin"-cylinder engines to push the tempo.
Jalen Rose never met his father, former NBA star Jimmy Walker, but they are still very much connected, writes Jerry Bembry.
Kenyon Martin and Carmelo Anthony have lots of work to do if the Nuggets are to overcome the Spurs, writes Jerry Bembry.
Chicago's once-proud franchise was out of gas -- until it got a jolt from Kirk Hinrich.
Seimone Augustus just wanted to fit in, but her game won't let her take a backseat.
It may be the season of LeBron, but Ronald Murray and some other sleepers are creating their own shots, too.
Miami will be playing small ball, but Caron Butler is expecting big things from the Heat and himself.
The Heat must look for each other, not just their own shots, to be become a true playoff contender.
A big contract year from free agent-to-be Rasheed Wallace would benefit the Blazers, too.
A star could be born in Portland if Zach Randolph successfully steps forward as team leader.
Cheryl Ford finally has what she's always wanted -- dad Karl Malone in her life.
Kenyon Martin, who scorned Keith Van Horn in last year's Finals, must point a finger at himself.
Kenyon Martin was sick and played poorly, but the Nets' fiery forward admits to only the latter.
When the Spurs go to their 3-2 zone defense, the Nets ride Aaron Williams to the basket.
Gone for two games, Nets star Richard Jefferson picked the right time to find his game.