Larry Brown goofed in Game 2, but he's the best coach in the world to make things right again for the Pistons.
The Pistons have one advantage at power forward but the Lakers will prevail in six games.
It's hard not to agree with the conspiracy theorists when Karl Malone is fined but not suspended.
Feelings of Minnesota's first playoff series win are in the air. Also: Notes on Lakers, Kings, Wiz and Bucks.
The Kings, Lakers, Mavs, Nets, Pistons, Pacers, Spurs and Wolves are all good enough to win it all.
It makes sense for Kobe Bryant and Tracy McGrady to be traded for each other after this season.
Free-agent guard Gary Payton is expected to decide Tuesday whether he will accept the Lakers' mid-level exception, according to a source.
Judging from the battle scars, the best of the West will do anything to get to the Finals.