You may not have thought this before the Olympics began, but Tyson Chandler is the one player the U.S. men's basketball team can't afford to lose.
The NBA season will be fast, furious and frenetic. (Beautiful? Maybe not so much.) And as it opens, the spotlight shines on LeBron James (doesn't it always?) and the Heat. Again.
Hamilton gives the Bulls the backcourt scorer they've been looking for.
The NBA will finally open, two months later than usual, to which we say: Season's Greetings! Christmas Day is the right time to tip off the season.