In ESPN The Magazine's One Day One Game Issue, Tim Keown writes that DeMarcus Cousins refuses to put on an act -- for the media, the refs or the NBA -- to get the respect he deserves.
Shaq has harsh words for refs, while another LSU legend has big praise for Tyrus Thomas.
In the playoffs, Mavs' opponents have gone to the free-throw line much more than they did in the regular season.
Prep phenom LeBron James is weighing on the minds of several NBA All-Stars, according to Ralph Wiley.
Prep phenom LeBron James is weighing on the minds of several NBA All-Stars, according to Ralph Wiley's Uncensored Thought Balloons.
Kobe Bryant is hot. Courtney Alexander is not. And Rasheed Wallace has posted MVP numbers since his latest run-in with a ref.
Chris Webber scored 27 points, including a pair of free throws with two seconds left, and grabbed 13 rebounds as the Sacramento Kings continued their dominance of the Utah Jazz with a controversial 98-96 victory.
Perception is reality, and the perception is that NBA playoff games are fixed.