Tom Haberstroh writes that despite Kobe Bryant's seeming return to health, which has led to four straight 40-point performances, ultimately he'll fall short of catching Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's all-time scoring title.
The NBA's new directive to call more technical fouls could have some major unintended consequences -- including a player potential hitting a ref. Ric Bucher explains after talking with psychologists and guys around the league.
What would Michael Jordan's career have been like if he hadn't left the game twice in his prime? He'd still be the NBA's biggest legend but also its statistical leader in a number of categories. LeBron, however, has a chance to be even better.