Hawks general manager Danny Ferry says that he hasn't lost confidence in first-year coach Mike Budenholzer with training camp beginning next week.
Seth Landman discusses a handful of players whose Player Rater ranking is far below expectations and whether they can bounce back as the season progresses.
Brian McKitish moves several players (Ricky Rubio, John Wall) either up or down as he makes significant changes to his season rankings.
Brian McKitish provides his latest rankings, and discusses the biggest risers and fallers entering February.
Kevin Pelton of Basketball Prospectus explains why Denver needs J.R. Smith in the lineup, why Kris Humphries has embraced his role as a starter and how a few unheralded rookies are overshadowing their first-round counterparts.
Joe Johnson scored nine of his 24 points in overtime, Josh Smith had 22 points and 15 rebounds, and the Atlanta Hawks ended Milwaukee's winning streak at six with a 106-102 victory Sunday night.
What do Jameer Nelson, Luol Deng and Josh Smith have in common? They are among the players John Hollinger predicts will have breakout seasons.
Bucks forward Joe Smith will have surgery on his left knee Tuesday and be sidelined for six to eight weeks.