Even the Portland police were OK with the way the Trail Blazers took Game 1 of their playoff series from the Rockets. Meanwhile, usually ornery Spurs coach Gregg Popovich had a very personal message for ailing sideline reporter Craig Sager.
From liftoff in Houston to hope in New York to panic in L.A., our writers pick the biggest early NBA surprises in this week's roundtable.
With WNBA rosters capped at 11, teams can't afford to carry their own Jeremy Lins, young players who could become stars.
The NBA lockout was supposed to end Monopoly-money deals for role players, but recent signings suggest that isn't the case.
In this week's roundtable, our writers break down the captivating story of Jeremy Lin, his rise to NBA stardom and what it all means for the league.
As the NFL cedes the spotlight to the NBA, here's what you need to know to about what's happening on the hardwood.