From what we've seen so far this season, Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak might not want to tie the future of the franchise to Dwight Howard.
Andrew Bynum doesn't have the power to stop a trade. But he has the power to discourage one by refusing an extension and becoming a free agent in 2013 -- which is exactly what he should do.
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.
Wait. Didn't everybody already concede a Finals spot to the Heat? Why are they wasting our time with this Philly series? Somebody wake us if the action ever gets . . . you know, heated.
We already knew what kind of player Kobe Bryant was in pressure moments. Now we see how he really feels about some of the people he works with.
One day we're going to have to explain how Phil Jackson has only one coach of the year award to his name and Kobe Bryant has only one regular-season MVP trophy.
Many fans have high hopes for Tracy McGrady in Detroit, even if plenty of NBA teams have decided he's not worth the risk.
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.
There hasn't been a quadruple-double in the NBA since 1994. Will there ever be another?
There's a sharp contrast between Kobe Bryant and Roger Federer, and we saw what it is this weekend.
Craig Hodges was outspoken on racial issues as a player. Did the NBA blackball him?