Temper, in most cases, is likely to be short this NBA season. Kevin Love's case was obvious, but he isn't alone, and he won't be the last to lose it on the court during a compressed schedule.
Whatever the owners tried to tell themselves, the players or the fans about the new labor agreement, the one thing it most assuredly does not is prevent the rich from getting richer.
A city said goodbye to its team on Wednesday amid tears and resignation. And in a sign of the times, the likely transition from the Sacramento Kings to the Anaheim Royals was captured on reality TV.
From anyone else, those comments about NBA games on Christmas Day might seem loaded with implication. But from Phil Jackson? Well, consider the source.
The disagreement between player Nicolas Anelka and French coach Raymond Domenech wasn't private for long. Coaches today find they control less and less of the story.
Phil Jackson might be back in familiar climes, but he's surrounded by unfamiliar names, writes Mark Kreidler.
Both the Warriors and Lakers hit rock bottom this season, but while the Lakers continue to sink the Warriors are now on the rise.
Kobe Bryant tried to cloak his backstabbing comments about Karl Malone as motivation but showed himself as self-centered when he called the team "me."
Even if they keep Shaq and Kobe, the Lakers can't make another title run without Karl Malone.
Buzzer beaters, wild comebacks and a Cinderella team? Yes, the NBA has had quite a tourney in May.
Fifty-five years ago, Globetrotters vs. Lakers got the ball rolling on the NBA's integration.
The NBA playoffs are still about finding a way to beat Shaquille O'Neal and the champion Lakers.