When the playoffs roll around, will Orlando's lack of a playmaker keep them from the NBA Finals? Jon Barry examines.
Our ESPN NBA analyst forecasts the regular-season outcome for the Eastern Conference.
Patrick Ewing returned to New York. Will he ever get a shot at being a head coach? Chris Sheridan looks for answers.
Jon Barry weighs in on the Cleveland Cavaliers' home victory over the Orlando Magic.
Let's look at the NBA's best teams, warts and all, courtesy of Jon Barry.
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What's Jon Barry anticipating? How about the Cavs taking the East?
In a matchup of star trios, Boston came out on top against Houston, writes Jon Barry.
What's the fairest way to pick the MVP? Jon Barry says if the Hornets win the West race, it's CP3. Otherwise, it's Kobe.
If the East playoffs were to begin today, here's how Jon Barry sees it playing out.
Boston's trademark defense works best when Ray Allen is shooting well, as he did against Portland, Jon Barry writes.
Count the Lakers among the five most surprising teams in the NBA so far, Jon Barry writes.
Boston's point guard looked sharp again in a win over Orlando, Jon Barry writes.
LeBron had more than a helping hand in Cleveland's win over g Boston, but for the long haul, he could use more help, Jon Barry writes.
Are the Mavs and Suns obliged to roll out their best against foes that are still angling for the playoffs? Jon Barry ponders.
Somebody has to fill out the East's final two playoff spots. Jon Barry picks the least-worst candidates.