One of the best players in the league? Unquestionably. But the most valuable player last year? Chicago's success without Derrick Rose this season raises questions.
I can understand why Shaq might remain bitter despite being one ring, four teams, and eight years removed from the Lakers and Kobe. But that's no way to sell his book or start a post-NBA career.
He's a Hall of Famer. But he's also old and obstructive, and he's burned a lot of his NBA bridges. Shaq's free agency isn't as appealing as his ego makes him think it is.
For all of the criticism LeBron James has received for orchestrating the hour-long special and leaving Cleveland, not enough attention has been given to the $2.5 million he raised for the Boys and Girls Club of America.
NBA GMs who miss out on LeBron James and Dwyane Wade should not panic and offer max deals to Amare Stoudemire, Joe Johnson or Chris Bosh.
LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and other elite NBA free agents could take less money so their teams could sign better complementary players. Will they?
LeBron James can go to New York if he wants to maximize his earnings. It wouldn't be the right choice if he wants to win titles, though.
Competition isn't nice, so no one should be shocked that LeBron James blew off the Magic.
There hasn't been a quadruple-double in the NBA since 1994. Will there ever be another?