Kevin Durant is so proficient as a scorer, why would anyone push him to become more of a playmaker, Scoop Jackson wonders.
It's a tough trick: Get what you want in the way of a contract and stay on the good side of the fans at the same time. Chris Johnson and Osi Umenyiora are finding out how tough.
NBA fame and fortune. International success with USA Basketball. Stardom in college. Kevin Durant has all that. But until this week, he didn't have real New York streetball cred.
For the first time in the Finals, the refs were invisible during Game 4. But what took them so long to disappear? And can they stay out of sight in Game 5?
Kevin Durant has the whole basketball world in his hands these days, and an appearance in this weekend's NBA All-Star Game to prove it.
Kevin Durant, O.J. Mayo and Joe Johnson showed that H-O-R-S-E needs to be a permanent part of All-Star Weekend.
Kevin Garnett finally won his NBA title, but he tells Scoop Jackson repeating might be easier.
Everyone was ready to see Kevin Garnett win a ring, but Scoop Jackson is wondering what happened to the Celtics.
By trading for Kevin Garnett, Danny Ainge has retooled his image from idiot to genius, writes Page 2's Scoop Jackson.
If Kobe Bryant did contact Kevin Durant, who cares? Shoe contracts are part of the game these days, writes Page 2's Scoop Jackson.