In Marc Stein's Power Rankings, the Heat, Thunder and Knicks lead the way.
The East was supposed to close the gap on the West this season. Not happening, writes Marc Stein.
Marc Stein ranks the eight first-round series, tells us who's moving into the next round and reveals his NBA Finals picks.
Marc Stein ranks the season's 10 most injury-plagued teams in this edition of the Weekend Dime.
Free agent Jalen Rose has narrowed his choice of teams to the Miami Heat and Phoenix Suns and plans to make his pick by Thursday.
Three teams have emerged as favorites to land Jalen Rose when he clears waivers on Wednesday.
With Miami's resurrection from a potential 3-0 hole, the Heat completed the most dramatic turnaround in NBA Finals history, Marc Stein writes.
Dwyane Wade's 42 points saved the Heat, Marc Stein writes Shaq made big free throws. Dirk didn't. It was a strange night in Miami, where the Heat earned a Game 3 win.
Going up 2-0 is the central focus now for Dallas, given the format that sends the middle three games of the series back to Miami, Marc Stein writes.
Dirk Nowitzki was held in check, and Miami still failed to take advantage. This is a missed opportunity, Marc Stein writes.
The Heat have proven their doubters wrong, but the Mavs might prove to be too tough for Miami, writes Marc Stein.
The Mavs have put it all together in pushing the champs to the brink of elimination, Marc Stein writes. And a "Gilbert-tee" works in Cleveland, Brian Windhorst writes.
Marc Stein saw how the Lakers seemed to have the series clinched over the Suns. Then a Bulls castoff beat a team with a 50-point scorer from Central Casting.
If Shaq makes such a public display of snubbing Kobe, Marc Stein writes, they're asking a lot for us to ignore it.
With Shaq out for potentially a month with an ankle sprain, the Heat might still be able to stay afloat because of their depth, Marc Stein writes.
Marc Stein highlights 10 things you should know about the new collective bargaining agreement.